The Tolpuddle Boy
Format: Paperback, 128 pages,
Available (Published: May 2010)
It is 1834 and James Brine is bound for Australia on a convict ship. His crime is joining with other men to ask for fair pay. His punishment is transportation – seven long years far from everything he knows and loves. Can James survive the hardships of convict life? And will he ever see his beloved Elizabeth again?
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About the Author
Alan James Brown is the author of several children’s books for different ages, including I Am a Dog (Red Fox) and Sword and Sorcery (Hodder). He lives with the children’s writer Berlie Doherty in Derbyshire, where he also plays folk music. He regularly leads creative writing classes for children