Street Child (Collins Modern Classics)

Street Child (Collins Modern Classics)

by Berlie Doherty
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Street Child (Collins Modern Classics) by Berlie Doherty

Unforgettable tale of an orphan in Victorian London, based on the boy whose plight inspired Dr Barnardo to found his famous children’s homes.When his mother dies, Jim Jarvis is left all alone in London. He is sent to the workhouse but quickly escapes, choosing a hard life on the streets of the city over the confines of the workhouse walls.Struggling to survive, Jim finally finds some friends… only to be snatched away and made to work for the remorselessly cruel Grimy Nick, constantly guarded by his vicious dog, Snipe.Will Jim ever manage to be free?

Born in Knotty Ash, Liverpool, Berlie Doherty is the youngest of three children. She has been a social worker, a journalist, a teacher, and, for the past fifteen years, a writer.Berlie has twice won the prestigious Carnegie Medal, for ‘Grannie was a Buffer Girl’ in 1987 and for ‘Dear Nobody’ in 1992. She lives in the Derbyshire Peak District.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780007397631
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/14/2013
Series: Collins Modern Classics
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 146
File size: 1 MB
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

About the Author

Born in Knotty Ash, Liverpool, Berlie Doherty is the youngest of three children. She has been a social worker, a journalist, a teacher, and, for the past fifteen years, a writer.

Berlie has twice won the prestigious Carnegie Medal, for ‘Grannie was a Buffer Girl’ in 1987 and for ‘Dear Nobody’ in 1992. She lives in the Derbyshire Peak District.

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Street Child 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She sat around watching them.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good book
Guest More than 1 year ago
The writer really described the book well . Also made the book sound more interesting and want to read more of it. But I think that the price of the book is way to much.