The Fib

and Other Stories

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Macmillan Children's Books

Publication date: 13.12.2012
ISBN: 9781447206026
Number of pages: 0


I was sick of Gordon Barraclough. Sick of his bullying. And I was sick of him being a good footballer.

'Listen, Barraclough. My uncle is Bobby Charlton.'

'You're a liar.'

I was.

'I'm not. Cross my heart and hope to die.' I spat on my hand. If I'd dropped down dead on the spot I wouldn't have been surprised.

'Funny and moving.... a rare gift.' Guardian