Author(s): Alison Prince; Kevin Hopgood
Thought-provoking drama. Tim is terrible at French, so when his football coach Max offers to help with his homework he's thrilled. But when he gets entangled in a web of lies, Tim doesn't know if he will ever escape. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers.
Reading Age 6.5, Interest Age 10-14
Alison Prince has written extensively for children, producing numerous popular television series and books based on historical characters. In 1995 she was the joint winner (with Philip Pullman) of the prestigious Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. Alison now lives in South London, but frequently visits her family in Glasgow.