Thursday, 7 July 2011

New young adult fiction book from David Belbin

Secret Gardens by David Belbin is Five Leaves' first book for "reluctant readers", a book that should also be of interest to anyone working with or interested in refugees, or allotments. Secret Gardens starts in the famous Hungerhill allotments in Nottingham, where all sorts of mysteries can happen behind the high hedges. In this book a refugee child meets a trafficked child and both go on the run, seeking work wherever they can find it. The book is illustrated by Brick AKA John Stuart Clark.
In earlier years Five Leaves published several books by refugees and about allotments. And here's these subjects brought together:

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