A new edition of this Melvin Burgess classic.
'We're the rubbish kids, losers and orphans. Everyday we go out on to the Tip to sort rubbish for Mother Shelly.'
For Sham, Fly Pie and his sister Jane, this is the grim reality of their lives. Then one day everything changes when they find a baby on the Tip - a baby worth seventeen million pounds . . .
This discovery takes them into a savage, lonely city and so begins an endless fight for survival.
“Gritty and realistic, this novel touches and challenges, and certainly can't be put down.”
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“Totally gripping and charged with intense emotion.”
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