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The Bubble Boy
Author: Stewart Foster

ISBN: 9781471145407
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1 June 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.1 x 2.1
Amir is mad. He's crazy. But the hospital wouldn't let a crazy person in. They must have interviewed him and checked his qualifications. But maybe he didn't even meet them? Maybe he hasn't even come from India. He might have arrived on an alien spaceship and snuck in here in the middle of the night.

Eleven-year-old Joe can't remember a life outside of his hospital room, with its beeping machines and view of London's rooftops. His condition means he's not allowed outside, not even for a moment, and his few visitors risk bringing life-threatening germs inside his 'bubble'. But then someone new enters his world and changes it for ever.

The Bubble Boy is the story of how Joe spends his days, copes with his loneliness and frustrations, and looks - with superhero-style bravery, curiosity and hope - to a future without limits. Expect superheroes, super nurses and a few tears from this truly unique story.

About the Author

Stewart Foster is the author on one novel for adults, We Used To Be Kings (Cape, 2013). He was one of the Observer's New Faces of...

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