A bleakly poetic tale about one boy's determination to save a badger cub from the destructive hands of a local gang. When Nicky finds Jezbo and his gang digging up a badger set, there's not a lot he can do to save them. But one badger cub has escaped - can Nicky save it? Another stunning and moving novella in the spirit of Kes from award-winning Anthony McGowan.
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Anthony McGowan's first novel for teenagers Hellbent, was published in 2005. It was described by The Times as 'brilliantly nauseating'. Henry Tumour won the Booktrust Teenage Prize the following year and the Catalyst Award in 2007 and in 2010 he was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. He lives in North West London.More about Anthony McGowan
Born in Manchester, Anthony McGowan went to school in Leeds. He has worked as a nightclub bouncer, civil servant and Open University tutor in Philosophy. He published his first novel for teenagers, Hellbent, in 2005. It was described by The Times as a 'brilliantly nauseating thriller.' His other books for teenagers include Henry Tumour and The Knife that KilMore about Staffan Gnosspelius