Homebird (PB)

Terence Blacker

About the book

Bottle Boy.

Beneath the headline is a picture of a wild-eyed kid, a broken bottle in his hand - crazy, violent, the stuff of parents' nightmares.

You guessed it. The Bottle Boy is me.

Nicky Morrison's parents have big plans for him. Wanting him to be successful and conventional, they send him away to boarding school. But a few weeks later, Nick is on the run.

Trying to make sense of his world, he joins a group of squatters. The freedom they offer seems just what he needs. But their leader, Scag, has sinister plans for Nicky. Soon his life is slipping dangerously out of control, and so is his chance of ever going home again...

'Funny and compassionate.' Val Hennessy, Daily Mail

'The story is riveting with plent of action and suspense.' School Library Journal

Publication Date
07 September 2001

Macmillan Children's Books

Book Type
Paperback / softback


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