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Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds

Look Both Ways

Jason Reynolds

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Category: Children's
Imprint: Knights Of Media
Publisher: Knights Of Media
Publication date: 7 Nov 2019
ISBN: 9781999642594

In ten stories (one per block), find out what really happens on the walk home from school, when there are no parents or teachers to supervise (or stop the fun!). From hilarious escapades to brave challenges, join the walkers for one journey and many, many detours...

  • The Sunday TimesChildren's Book of the Week
4 stars out of 5
Nicolette Jones
17 Nov 2019

"the themes are universal and the twists offer surprises for all"

This is a collection of interlinked stories about kids on their way home from school, when, for instance, they express friendship by comparing each other to bogies, recover from a playground beating, or prepare a friend to meet a girl.

Movingly, they often turn out to have more honourable motives than their behaviour first suggests. The collection addresses poverty, anxiety and loss with humour and ingenuity, expressing the resilience and exuberance of the young.

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