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The Penalty
Author: Mal Peet

ISBN: 9781406370577
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1 August 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 13.2 x 1.8
Description:
Football, corruption and dark secrets collide in the thrilling sequel to the award-winning Keeper by Carnegie Medal-winning author Mal Peet.

In the second of the Paul Faustino novels by Carnegie Medal-winning author Mal Peet, teenage football prodigy El Brujito, "the Little Magician", has vanished without a trace and Paul finds himself reluctantly drawn into the mystery. As the city of San Juan pulses to summer's sluggish beat, Paul gets more than he bargained for as a story of corruption and murder unfolds, forcing him to confront a bitter history of slavery and the power of the occult.

Sequel to the bestselling Keeper, which won the Branford Boase Award and the Bronze Nestle Children's Book Prize, reissued with a stunning new cover. Longlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. Mal Peet won the Carnegie Medal for Tamar.

About the Author

Mal Peet's first novel, Keeper, won the Branford Boase Award and the Bronze Nestle Children's Book Award; Tamar won the Carnegie Medal; and Exposure was the winner of the Guar...

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