Too Much Trouble

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books

Which is most frightening: being trapped in your home as the gunfire and unrest escalate around you; travelling half way around the world and having to fend for yourself while living in your uncle's cannabis factory or trying to find a way for you and your little brother to stay alive on the streets of London?

These are the stories of Emmanuel's life so when the mysterious Mr Green takes him and Prince under his wing, even though it means picking pockets every day, it seems like a pretty safe option.

An original interpretation of the Oliver Twist story reflecting a number of critical and significant contemporary issues. Worthy winner of the 2010 Frances Lincoln Diverse Voices Award.

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