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Kick the Moon

Kick the Moon (Paperback)

By Khan, Muhammad

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Fifteen-year-old Ilyas is under pressure from everyone: GCSE's are looming and his teachers just won't let up, his dad wants him to join the family business and his mates don't care about any of it. There's no space in Ilyas' life to just be a teenager. Serving detention one day,... Ilyas finds a kindred spirit in Kelly Matthews, who is fed up with being pigeonholed as the good girl, and their friendship blows the social strata of high school wide open. But Kelly has caught the eye of one of the local bad boys, who decides to seduce her for a bet and Ilyas is faced with losing the only person who understands him. Standing up to Imran puts Ilyas' family at risk, but it's time for him to be the superhero he draws in his comic-books, and go kick the moon. From Muhammad Khan, author of the critically acclaimed I Am Thunder, comes an explosive second novel about making friends and breaking them too. Praise for I Am Thunder 'An uplifting, empowering novel with hope at its heart' Observer Children's Book of the Week 'Funny and clever - a perspective long overdue in British fiction' Alex Wheatle, Guardian prize-winning author of Crongton Knights 'This one is special . . . punches well above the weight of most debuts' The Times 'One of the most distinctive narrators I've read in ages.' Fiona Noble, Bookseller
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ISBN 9781509874071
Released NZ 29 Jan 2019
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781509874071
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Imprint Macmillan Children's Books
Released 29 Jan 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Khan, Muhammad
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Personal Awareness: Safety Matters
Truancy & Exclusion From School
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 197mm
Spine: 18mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight 217g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
Library of Congress Social Themes / Bullying, Social Themes / Peer Pressure, Social Themes / Sexual Abuse, School & Education / General, Religious / Muslim
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult

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