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Tin

Tin by Padraig Kenny

Author: Padraig Kenny

£7.99

Available on backorder

Format:Paperback

Page Count:352

Date Published:1 Feb 2018

ISBN:9781911077657

Synopsis

SHORTLISTED FOR THE IRISH BOOK AWARDS CHILDREN’S BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018, NOMINATED FOR THE CILIP CARNEGIE AWARD 2019.

A fast-paced, thought-provoking adventure story filled with friendship, war and the journey to find who we really are, from the author of The Monsters of Rookhaven.

Christopher is ‘Proper’: a real boy with a real soul, orphaned in a fire.

He works for an engineer, a maker of the eccentric, loyal and totally individual mechanicals who are Christopher’s best friends. But after a devastating accident, a secret is revealed and Christopher’s world is changed for ever … What follows is a remarkable adventure, as Christopher discovers who he really is, and what it means to be human.

A heartfelt tale of humanity, adventure and belonging, from the bestselling author of The Monsters of Rookhaven.

Pinocchio meets The Wizard of Oz with a hint of Northern Lights as a boy and his mechanical friends discover the truth about his past. A thought-provoking and timely novel, with strong themes of friendship, war and what it really means to be human.

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