Jake's Tower

Elizabeth Laird

About the book

'It's good that I've found this secret place . . . No one can get to to me up there. It's totally safe.'

In real life, Jake is never safe. He lives in constant fear of his mother's violent boyfriend. But in his imaginary tower he can dream up his own father - the stranger who gave him a cuddle and a fluffy duck the day he was born and went away for ever. Jake doesn't believe dreams ever come true. But sometimes they do - in strange and surprising ways.

Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal, Jake's Tower by Elizabeth Laird is a powerful and moving novel that spotlights the issue of domestic abuse.

Available formats

Jake's Tower - Jacket

Stacks featuring this book

We couldn't find any relating Stacks.

More details

Publication Date
Publisher
Macmillan Children's Books
Book Type
Paperback / softback
ISBN
9781509826711

Also see...

jake, tower, safe, good, found, secret, place, totally, real, life, lives, constant, fear, mother, violent, boyfriend, imaginary, dream, father, stranger, gave, cuddle, fluffy, duck, day, born, doesn, dreams, true, strange, surprising, ways, shortlisted, carnegie, medal, elizabeth, laird, powerful, moving, spotlights, issue, domestic, abuse

The Secret Life of Spies - Jacket
The Extraordinary Life of Alan Turing - Jacket
One Day in Wonderland - Jacket
Duck and Penguin Are Not Friends - Jacket
Avocado Baby - Jacket
The Bro Code - Jacket
Tiger - Jacket

Books you like in this stack

You've not yet liked any books from this stack