Who Framed Klaris Cliff?
People used to call them 'friends' and said how they were good for your brain. And then a day came when all that changed . . . when they became our enemy.
Now, anyone found harbouring a rogue imaginary person is in for the Cosh, an operation that fries your imagination and zaps whatever's in there, out of existence. That's why I wish Klaris Cliff had never shown up. And why I know that proving her innocence is the last hope I have of saving myself.
“Sheehan's book is as thought-provoking as it is moving.” The Guardian
“The book has pertinent things to say about the need for imagination in the modern world.” The Telegraph
“If Sheehan has more of this quality to offer then she’ll be an exciting novelist for the future. I loved it.” The Daily Mail
As a punishment new boy Johnny is cast as the lead in a school’s production of Swan Lake. He is told to live the part, but when his hair turns white and he begins to grow feathers Johnny knows that he is changing forever. But into what? And will he be strong enough to beat his bullies, help his unhappy little brother, and maybe even learn to fly?
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“Swan Boy is fab - original, beautifully written, gentle but brutal. It's my new favourite book.” Emma Carroll, author of Frost Hollow Hall
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