Tin Boy

Paperback

The true cost of the tin that goes into our electronic devices is revealed in this striking and gripping story from the bestselling author of Young Bond.

Mining for tin in deep, dangerous trenches is the only life that Tono has ever known. Worked to the brink of exhaustion each day, his only escape is in the precious moments when he reads his dad's old comics. In a world of heroes and superpowers, he can forget the terrifying mining pits. But an underwater avalanche, a glimpse of something bright red in the sandy seabed, and a canny sidekick are about to transform Tono's life forever …Fate collides with a stark reality in this truly unique and unforgettable story. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

RRP: £7.99

ISBN

978-1-78112-872-5

Interest age

9+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

04-09-2019

Format

Paperback

Pages

120 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Author

Steve Cole, Illustrated by Oriol Vidal

Steve Cole is a bestselling children’s author. His various book series include Z. Rex, Thieves Like Us, Doctor Who, the three million copy selling Young Bond series. In other careers he has worked as an editor of books and magazines for readers of all ages. Steve lives in Aylesbury.

Product Description

The true cost of the tin that goes into our electronic devices is revealed in this striking and gripping story from the bestselling author of Young Bond.

Mining for tin in deep, dangerous trenches is the only life that Tono has ever known. Worked to the brink of exhaustion each day, his only escape is in the precious moments when he reads his dad's old comics. In a world of heroes and superpowers, he can forget the terrifying mining pits. But an underwater avalanche, a glimpse of something bright red in the sandy seabed, and a canny sidekick are about to transform Tono's life forever …Fate collides with a stark reality in this truly unique and unforgettable story. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

ISBN

978-1-78112-872-5

Interest age

9+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

04-09-2019

Format

Paperback

Pages

120 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Product Description

The true cost of the tin that goes into our electronic devices is revealed in this striking and gripping story from the bestselling author of Young Bond.

Mining for tin in deep, dangerous trenches is the only life that Tono has ever known. Worked to the brink of exhaustion each day, his only escape is in the precious moments when he reads his dad's old comics. In a world of heroes and superpowers, he can forget the terrifying mining pits. But an underwater avalanche, a glimpse of something bright red in the sandy seabed, and a canny sidekick are about to transform Tono's life forever …Fate collides with a stark reality in this truly unique and unforgettable story. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

Author

Steve Cole, Illustrated by Oriol Vidal

Steve Cole is a bestselling children’s author. His various book series include Z. Rex, Thieves Like Us, Doctor Who, the three million copy selling Young Bond series. In other careers he has worked as an editor of books and magazines for readers of all ages. Steve lives in Aylesbury.