The 1,000-year-old Boy-9780008256944

The 1 000-year-old Boy

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By: Welford, Ross
Format: Paperback / softback
Published By: HarperCollins Publishers
Date of Publication: 11/01/18
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 9780008256944
Dimensions in mm: 130 x 197 x 26
Description: The astonishing, beautiful new story for all readers of 10 and over from the bestselling and Costa-shortlisted author of TIME TRAVELLING WITH A HAMSTER. 'A wonderful story' Kiran Millwood Hargrave There are stories about people who want to live forever. This is not one of those stories. This is a story about someone who wants to stop. Alfie Monk is like any other nearly teenage boy - except he's 1,000 years old and can remember the last Viking invasion of England. Obviously no one believes him. So when everything Alfie knows and loves is destroyed in a fire, and the modern world comes crashing in, Alfie embarks on a mission to find friendship, acceptance, and a different way to live. . which means finding a way to make sure he will eventually die.