Buddy has a hopeless father who is an aging rocker, interested only in Elvis and bikes, and living on the fringes of the under-world. When Buddy's mum walks out, the two manage to strike up some kind of relationship - until Buddy realizes that his dad is involved in something more serious than he suspected. A moving, totally convincing account of a boy's faltering relationship with his father.
Nigel Hinton worked in advertising, teaching and as a professional actor before becoming a full-time writer. As well as numerous books, he also writes screen and theatre scripts and song lyrics. Nigel's immensely successful novel Buddy was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and adapted into a film. His other titles for Barrington Stoke include On the Edge, UMore about Nigel Hinton