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Double Crossing

By Richard Platt
Illustrated by Alex Higlett

The amazing story of a young immigrant's journey to Ellis Island and his life beyond.

It's 1908, and David O'Connor, newly orphaned and alone in the world, has had to leave his home in Ireland to go and live with his uncle and aunt in America. His journey to New York and his new life there are tougher than David could ever have imagined, especially when he is harbouring a dark secret which he must take with him to his grave. His incredible story is recorded in his journal, complete with mementoes of his journey.

  • The amazing story of a young immigrant s journey to Ellis Island and his life beyond.

About the author

Richard Platt is the author of Pirate Diary, which won the Kate Greenaway Medal, the Silver Smarties Book Prize and the Blue Peter Award for Best Factual Book, and Castle Diary, which was Highly Commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal and shortlisted for the Kurt Maschler Award. He has written over 70 books and has appeared widely on TV and radio, talking about his children’s writing, or drawing on his expert knowledge of smuggling and piracy. He lives in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

About the illustrator

Visit Richard's website at www.richardplatt.co.uk

ISBN: 9781406345056
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: October 1, 2013
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 240pp
Stock Status: Out of Print
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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