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Product description

Inspired by the Tin Man’s story! Can a boy made of metal have a soul, or a mission, or a real story? Or are those things just for ‘proper’ humans like Christopher? He’s lucky enough to be a real boy with a real soul. The only thing he doesn’t have is parents. He was orphaned in a fire many years ago. Christopher works for an engineer who makes mechanical people. These loyal, quirky beings are Christopher’s best friends. But when an accident reveals a dark secret, this kid’s happy world is changed forever. What does it mean to be human? And is it really so special anyway?

  • A storming middle-grade adventure by a debut Irish talent
  • A heartfelt tale of humanity, adventure, war and belonging
  • Pinocchio meets The Wizard of Oz for fans of Cogheart
  • Set in an alternative 1930s England of quirky characters

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781911077657

Publisher

Chicken House Ltd

Date published

February 1st, 2018

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 5.3; Middle years; 11.0 points

Other details
  • 352 pages
Condition

New

UK edition

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