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19%OFFDoherty, Berlie - Street Child. Berlie Doherty (Essential Modern Classics) - 9780007311255 - 9780007311255
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Street Child. Berlie Doherty (Essential Modern Classics)

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Description for Street Child. Berlie Doherty (Essential Modern Classics) Paperback. Unforgettable tale of an orphan in Victorian London, based on the boy whose plight inspired Dr Barnardo to found his famous children's homes. Series: Collins Modern Classics. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 5AK; YFY. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 16. Weight in Grams: 152.
The 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... ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
HarperCollins Children's Books
Condition
New
Series
Collins Modern Classics
Number of Pages
208
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780007311255
SKU
9780007311255
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About Doherty, Berlie
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' ... Read more

Reviews for Street Child. Berlie Doherty (Essential Modern Classics)
A brilliant and moving book. Julia Golding, award-winning author of `The Diamond of Drury Lane'

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