out of print in bookshops, but still around - often at Amazon!
Rapid, a Graffix picture
story for A&C Black, illustrated by Kim Harley...
The song wouldn't go away: no way could Jonny lose it. From the
moment Belle had banged out the notes and Charlee had pinned on the
words, the song had stuck - 'Don't get me wrong'.
Jonny Malone is one hopeless case. It's not the words of the song
he can't get out of his head, but one of the singers, Win Zotwana.
He's grown up with Win, and suddenly, in the space of a music lesson,
he's fallen in love with her...
Friday! The end of the school week - when
Saturday meant Pelham Park and two miles of baby smooth tarmac for
roller blading. And the pair of them would be there, gliding and
sliding: Maria and Mary, the two Madonnas on blades. A 'Graffix'
picture story superbly illustrated by Kim Harley.
Loves you Billy?
Billy is fed up with school dinners. He's a Junior who wants to
be a packed-lunch boy. But not because of food. Billy wants packed
lunches so that he can get a little 'lovely' notes from his mum
in his lunchbox, like the ones Declan has every day. But how can
he persuade Mum to show she cares?
Ritchie discovers what falling in love is
like, and the various meanings of 'bad blood' hit him like body blows.
What is the significance of the three-sailed windmill? And what
about that button on the telephone? Walker paperback
in the Sun
Patsy Bligh wets the bed and gets smacked
for it. She is desperate enough to run away, to get back to her
old life. But Eddie Green chases her all the way...
on the Fence
Terry Harmer slams out of the house but soon
falls foul of Les and his gang - forced to navigate a raid on his
own school for the 'goodies'. Getting untangled from the crime isn't
as easy as Terry thinks.
Simon's dad is a signwriter; Rose's uncle
is a fairground man. Life leads Simon and Rose to take drastic action
to get things back the way they want them to be...
Kevin's first love affair is wrapped up with
a search for a missing musician, his pro trumpeter father, away
Janey's step-father is a petty crook, who
bullies her into helping him. But Janey is a fighter, and when she
meets up with old Nora things take a decisive turn.
A thriller. Narinder's parents are from India,
her best friend Paula is a cabbie's daughter - both of them crossing
paths with Charlie Elkin, the East End crook everyone fears. Runner
up for the Carnegie Medal
Off Uncle Jack
Three Winny Stone stories - featured on BBC
School Stories and More Dockside School Stories
Featuring the characters who go to Dockside
School in Boat Girl, Getting In, The Ghost of Dockside School
and The Caretaker's Cat.
The 'City Limits' Books. Stitch-Up,
The Scam, Framed, Mean Street. Drop in, hang out, meet the friends
of the City Limits Café in a series of funny, serious,
Books. Calling for Sam, Taller Than Before, Down and
Out, The Royal Visit, Sally Cinderella, All I Ever Ask, The people
of Clipper Street, down near Greenwich's 'Cutty Sark', all have
stories to tell - from the dreadful Slade Bendix to the abused Sally
Lane. A moving, very human series
for the middle years of childhood. Orchard paperbacks
Bit of Give and Take
'A kitten? You don't reckon you're keeping
that, do you?' said Scott's mum. 'I am! I saved it from death,'
Scott shouted. 'He'll die without me!'
Max's mum doesn't want a dog. Max and his dad are determined to
keep Flash, the greyhound, because he's going to be a champion racer.
But will their secret come out before Flash is ready for the big
Crash went the drums! Flash went the lights!
Puff came the green volcano! And up shot King Rat with that horrible