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Publisher Description

The fourth extraordinary novel from the bestselling author of a ‘A Dog Called Homeless’.

Leo dreams about being a hero. In his imagination he is a fearsome gladiator, but he wants to be a hero in real life.

When the boys at school dare Leo to do something he knows is wrong, he lets everybody down. How can he make things right again?

A little dog called Jack Pepper is missing and it will take a true hero to find him and bring him home…

Includes beautiful inside artwork from hugely talented illustrator, Gary Blythe.

Reviews

Praise for Hero:
‘A touching story which captures the pain of being an outsider.’ Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading4kids

Praise for Sarah Lean:
"… beautifully written and moving. A talent to watch." – The Bookseller Buyers Guide

"touching, reflective and lyrical.” – Sunday Times, Culture

“Sarah Lean's graceful, miraculous writing will have you weeping one moment and rejoicing the next.” – Katherine Applegate, author of The One and Only Ivan

About the author

Sarah Lean grew up in Wells, Somerset but now lives in Dorset with her husband, son and dog. She has worked as a page-planner for a newspaper, a stencil-maker and a gardener, amongst various other things. She gained a first class English degree and became a primary school teacher before returning to complete an MA in Creative and Critical Writing with University of Winchester. ‘A Dog Called Homeless’ was her first novel.

GENRE
Kids
RELEASED
2014
February 27
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
304
Pages
PUBLISHER
HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks
SIZE
4.4
MB

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