A poignant, beautifully written novella about growing up and family. A companion piece to the hugely successful Brock and Pike, McGowan warms hearts once more with the adventures of Nicky and Kenny. Shortlisted for the 2018 CILIP Carnegie Medal.
When Kenny and NickyÂ rescue a rook left for dead,Â Kenny is determined to keep
it alive. Nicky doubts theÂ scruffy bird will make it, butÂ then Nicky has plenty else to worry about. This time, it’sÂ not his dad or Kenny whoÂ need help – his dad’s sortingÂ his life out and Kenny’s busyÂ making plans with his newÂ best mate. Now it’s Nicky’sÂ turn to struggle – with aÂ school bully, his first love and
the fact that everything isÂ about to go very, very wrong.
Shortlisted for the 2018 CILIP Carnegie Medal.