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Charlie and Me: 421 Miles From Home

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Nominated for the CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2019.

'A marvellous novel, by turns funny and sad .... an empathetic story of kindness and loss' The Sunday Times
'I LOVED this book. Funny, sad and beautifully written' Lisa Thompson, author of THE GOLDFISH BOY
'Funny, tender, sad and huge of heart' Phil Earle, author of DEMOLITION DAD
'Mark Lowery is an exciting new voice in children's fiction' Elen Caldecott, author of HOW KIRSTY JENKINS STOLE THE ELEPHANT
Thirteen-year-old Martin and his younger brother Charlie are on a very special journey. They're going to be travelling 421 miles all the way from Preston to the very tip of Cornwall. They're hoping to catch a glimpse of the dolphin that regularly visits the harbour there. But is that the only reason they are going?
It's a journey that's full of challenges and surprises. Martin adores his brother Charlie but he's not like ordinary kids. He's one in a million. He was born far too early, and ought to have died. And cheeky, irrepressible, utterly unique Charlie is always keeping Martin on his toes - especially on this crazy trip they are now on. Martin is doing his best to be a good big brother, but it's hard when there's something so huge coming once they get to Cornwall ...

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Mark Lowery Biography
Mark Lowery is a small man with a big head. He sings like an ostrich, plays the guitar like a squid and speaks Italian like an overcooked lasagne.  

His first two books - Socks Are Not Enough and Pants Are Everything - were both short-listed for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. In 2015 he released the first Roman Gar...

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