Stitched Up

Paperback

The horrific real-life cost of fast fashion is exposed in this gripping tale of survival from bestselling author Steve Cole.

The horrific real-life cost of fast fashion is exposed in this gripping tale of survival from bestselling author Steve Cole.

When twelve-year-old Hanh is offered a job as a shop assistant in Hanoi, she sees it as a chance to earn money to send back to her family living in poverty in rural Vietnam. But on her arrival in the city, she soon learns that the job offer was a lie and finds herself working in virtual slavery in an illegal garment factory.

Life in this sweatshop is a daily hell of long hours, little rest, poor food and regular violence. Hanh is desperate to escape, but when an opportunity arises will she be able to find the courage to take a dangerous chance?

RRP: £7.99

ISBN

978-1-80090-123-0

Publication Date

02-06-2022

Format

Paperback

Pages

128 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Product Description

The horrific real-life cost of fast fashion is exposed in this gripping tale of survival from bestselling author Steve Cole.

The horrific real-life cost of fast fashion is exposed in this gripping tale of survival from bestselling author Steve Cole.

When twelve-year-old Hanh is offered a job as a shop assistant in Hanoi, she sees it as a chance to earn money to send back to her family living in poverty in rural Vietnam. But on her arrival in the city, she soon learns that the job offer was a lie and finds herself working in virtual slavery in an illegal garment factory.

Life in this sweatshop is a daily hell of long hours, little rest, poor food and regular violence. Hanh is desperate to escape, but when an opportunity arises will she be able to find the courage to take a dangerous chance?

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.