Reissued in stunning new livery, The Runaways is a riveting adventure for 9-12 year olds by Guardian Award winning author, Ruth Thomas
Julia and Nathan have no friends to speak of. They're misfits of Mrs Henrey's class - awlays the last to be picekd for the team, and always without a partner. Then they discover a stash of money in a deserted house and suddenly, instant popularity seems just around the corner. But so is trouble, in the shape of the adults who start asking difficult questions. There is only one thing the pair can do now, and that is to run away!
“If anyone is more on the wavelength of 9 - 11 year olds . . . I would like to know”
“A fast-moving and totally absorbing adventure story”
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