A chillingly atmospheric story. Kamal loves his new country, his new city, his new school - it's a fresh start. The only problem is Alex, the school bully. He won't leave Kamal alone and it's starting to tarnish his shiny new life. But when Kamal makes a new friend who promises to help deal with Alex, things start to change. Who is Annie and what power does she have over Alex? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+
Catherine MacPhail is a highly-acclaimed writer of gritty, urban stories which tackle contemporary issues. Many of her books are based on real-life experiences. She has written a number of titles for Barrington Stoke, including Under the Skin and Hide and Seek. Her bestselling book Another Me (Bloomsbury) has been adapted into a film starring Jonathon Rhys Meyers. She has three children and lives in Greenock.