Author(s): Tim Bowler
A new mass-market edition of this Carnegie Medal-winner.One of the classic teenage novels of the nineties, "River Boy" is an emotional, moving book which has had a profound influence on its readers. Following the story of Jess's dying grandfather, and the marathon river swim Jess becomes caught up in, it uses poetic and surreal images of water andswimming to deal with the difficult subjects of death and loss in an accessible and affecting way.* Winner of the Carnegie Medal and the Angus Book Prize* A moving poetic exploration of grief and loss.* Internationally successful - foreign rights have so far been sold to America, Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Poland and Portugal. A film option has been agreed.* New cover treatment to match Tim Bowler's wonderful new novel, "Storm Catchers".* Author was born and brought up in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, and now lives in Totnes, Devon.