The Blokes rule Jack's school. They're bullies, racists and meaner than anyone around. And they've targeted Jack's new friend Hassan as their latest victim. Hassan has escaped war in his homeland only to be faced with the wrath of the Blokes. Can Jack stand up for his friend or will he break under pressure? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+
A former primary school teacher, Alan has written over 60 books and won many prestigious awards such as the Blue Peter Award for 'The Book I Couldn't Put Down', the Angus Book Award and the Stockport Book award. He has also been shortlisted twice for the Carnegie Medal and his books have been published all over the world in dozens of languages. As well as being a writer,Alan is a high profile library campaigner and also an education consultant and is a very popular speaker at schools, libraries,colleges and conferences.