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When the Sky Falls

When the Sky Falls by Phil Earle

Author: Phil Earle

£7.99

Availability: 1 in stock (can be backordered)

Format:Paperback

Page Count:320

Date Published:3 Jun 2021

ISBN:9781783449651

Synopsis

Winner of The British Book Awards 2022 Children’s Fiction Book of the Year

Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2022

Waterstones Children’s Book of the Month for June 2021

Inspired by a true story. It’s 1940, and Joseph has been packed off to stay with Mrs F, a gruff woman with no great fondness for children. To Joseph’s amazement, she owns the rundown city zoo where Joseph meets Adonis, a huge silverback gorilla. Adonis is ferociously strong and dangerous, but Joseph finds he has an affinity with the lonely beast. But when the bombs begin to fall, it is up to Joseph to guard Adonis’s cage should it be damaged by a blast. Will Joseph be ready to pull the trigger if it comes to it?

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