Under the Skin: (New Third edition)

Paperback

An inspiring story of a young asylum seeker’s struggle to build a new life with his family in Britain told with wit and heart by beloved author Catherine MacPhail.

At last, Omar's family are safe and have somewhere to live. But life in a new country isn't easy and life on the estate is proving even harder thanks to Sam. Sam's always there – in Omar's tower block, in his class, and in his face. He wants to push Omar around, but Omar's not giving up on his new life and he's ready to push back. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

RRP: £6.99

ISBN

978-1-78112-847-3

Interest age

9+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

05-02-2019

Format

Paperback

Pages

64 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Author

Catherine MacPhail, Illustrated by Tom Percival, Cover design by Oriol Vidal

Catherine MacPhail is a highly acclaimed writer of punchy urban stories tackling contemporary issues. Many of her stories are based on real-life experiences, including Another Me, which was made into a feature film starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers in 2015. Catherine has three children and lives in Greenock.||Tom Percival grew up in a caravan without electricity. He now lives in a house, and spends his time writing and drawing. He illustrates other people’s books as well as writing his own, and his artwork for Derek Landy’s Skulduggery Pleasant has been creeping out children all over the world for many years.

Product Description

An inspiring story of a young asylum seeker’s struggle to build a new life with his family in Britain told with wit and heart by beloved author Catherine MacPhail.

At last, Omar's family are safe and have somewhere to live. But life in a new country isn't easy and life on the estate is proving even harder thanks to Sam. Sam's always there – in Omar's tower block, in his class, and in his face. He wants to push Omar around, but Omar's not giving up on his new life and he's ready to push back. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

ISBN

978-1-78112-847-3

Interest age

9+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

05-02-2019

Format

Paperback

Pages

64 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Product Description

An inspiring story of a young asylum seeker’s struggle to build a new life with his family in Britain told with wit and heart by beloved author Catherine MacPhail.

At last, Omar's family are safe and have somewhere to live. But life in a new country isn't easy and life on the estate is proving even harder thanks to Sam. Sam's always there – in Omar's tower block, in his class, and in his face. He wants to push Omar around, but Omar's not giving up on his new life and he's ready to push back. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

Author

Catherine MacPhail, Illustrated by Tom Percival, Cover design by Oriol Vidal

Catherine MacPhail is a highly acclaimed writer of punchy urban stories tackling contemporary issues. Many of her stories are based on real-life experiences, including Another Me, which was made into a feature film starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers in 2015. Catherine has three children and lives in Greenock.||Tom Percival grew up in a caravan without electricity. He now lives in a house, and spends his time writing and drawing. He illustrates other people’s books as well as writing his own, and his artwork for Derek Landy’s Skulduggery Pleasant has been creeping out children all over the world for many years.