About the Book
This book is about 2 brothers, they live in a former mining village in Yorkshire and they share an incredible bond. Nicky is the little brother and he takes his caring responsibilities very seriously, he is a wonderful brother to Kenny who is differently abled form being starved of oxygen at birth. This is the first of a very moving and beautifully set of novellas, the others being Pike, Rook and Lark which won the Carnegie medal.
A bleakly poetic tale about one boy's determination to save a badger cub from the destructive hands of a local gang. When Nicky finds Jezbo and his gang digging up a badger set, there's not a lot he can do to save them. But one badger cub has escaped - can Nicky save it? Another stunning and moving novella in the spirit of Kes from award-winning Anthony McGowan.