Armel's Revenge

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Christophe's been given the job of looking after the new boy in his class. But Armel's surly attitude makes him very difficult to be friends with. And when he realizes that there is more to Armel's hostility than meets the eye, Christophe is suddenly forced to make painful discoveries about the history of the country he once called home ? Rwanda.

Can Christophe and Armel leave the past alone? Or will the horrible events in their history bubble over into the present? A ...

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Overview


Christophe's been given the job of looking after the new boy in his class. But Armel's surly attitude makes him very difficult to be friends with. And when he realizes that there is more to Armel's hostility than meets the eye, Christophe is suddenly forced to make painful discoveries about the history of the country he once called home — Rwanda.

Can Christophe and Armel leave the past alone? Or will the horrible events in their history bubble over into the present? A compelling and moving story about forgiveness and reconcilation. It discusses the horrifying recent history of Rwanda and the Congo, and the fall-out for immigrant children living in far from home.

Nicki Cornwell has worked as a teacher and a social worker, before becoming a full time author.
Armel's Revenge is the follow up title to Christophe's Story, which was selected for the UK government's Boys into Books programme

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847802248
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
  • Publication date: 7/24/2012
  • Pages: 96
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 7.60 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author


Nicki Cornwell has previously worked as a social worker, a teacher and a university lecturer. She now divides her time as an author and French language interpreter. She lives in Walthamstow, London.

Erika Pal was born in Budapest. She came to England and took a BA in Animation and Illustration at Kingston University. Since then she has worked as a bookseller, assistant animator, apprentice potter, amateur actress, babysitter, breakfast chef and libretto translator. She has been twice highly commended for the Macmillan Prize, designed the winning logo for the Big Picture campaign and is a memberof the East London Printmakers. Her first book for Frances Lincoln was Azad's Camel. Erika lives in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey.

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