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Fat Boy Swim free pdf From award-winning author, Catherine Forde, comes Fat Boy Swim, a story that will make you realise that anything is possible. Jimmy Kelly is fat. Lardy. Ginormous. Clinically obese. Inside, Jimmy doesn't feel like Smelly Kelly, Fat Boy Fat. He's just normal. His bedroom's a pit. His feet stink. He hates getting up on school mornings. If any of his classmates bothered to talk to him, instead of slagging him off, they'd find he was just as clued up as they were on films, on books, on telly, even on sport. But he wouldn't tell them that his secret talent is cooking. And Jimmy has another secret that even he doesn't know yet. A secret that will change him forever. Catherine Forde - author of Sugarcoated, Skarrs and Firestarter returns with a brilliant, bittersweet story of first love, forgiveness and a family coming to terms with the past. A gripping, emotive and insightful book for young adults. "Powerful, empowering ...crackles with teenage anger and pain" - The Times "Should be force-fed to every secondary school child in the country" - The Sunday Telegraph "This is a moving, tumultuous, roller-coaster, acid-etched story (with) a galaxy of distinctive, memorable characters" - Bookseller

About Catherine Forde

Catherine Forde was discovered on the slush pile. Before turning to writing full time, she worked as a lexi cographer for Collins and taught in secondary schools. She lives in Glasgow with her husband and two sons. All her books have received wide acclaim and Fat Boy Swim won the Grampian Children's Book Award and was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Award and Booktrust Teenage Prize- The Drowning Pond was nominated for the Scottish Book Award and shortlisted for the Manchester Book Award- and Skarrs was longlisted for the Carnegie. Catherine's new thriller Sugarcoated is published in April 2008.

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Author : Catherine Forde
Publisher : Egmont Books Ltd
Data Published : 27 August 2015
ISBN : 1405279311
EAN : 9781405279314
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 10-14 years
Language : English
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