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Read Between the Lies
12 May 2022 * EBOOK * £7.99 * 9781800241688

Two very different boys, one new family, a shared struggle and a big secret. Malcolm Duffy's third novel explores the joys and challenges of dyslexia. For 12+

Fiction / YFB (Children’s Fiction)
Extent: 304 pages
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Me Mam. Me Dad. Me
Sofa Surfer
Also by Malcolm Duffy
Read Between the Liesby Malcolm Duffy

Two very different boys, one new family, a shared struggle and a big secret.

Tommy is talented, cool, a young offender, and dyslexic.
Ryan is smart, uncool, well-behaved, and dyslexic.
The two develop an unlikely friendship.

As Ryan helps Tommy to read, a secret is revealed that will change their lives forever.

Prize-winning Malcolm Duffy's third novel explores the joys and challenges of dyslexia in a story full of his hallmark heart and humour. For 12+.

Reviews for Read Between the Lies:

'A grippingly unfolding domestic drama... The book's two engaging narrators learn and teach the value of empathy with others' Sunday Times Children's Book of the Week
'An honest, open family drama shining a light on dyslexia' Sunday Express
'An engaging book for young readers... with lies, secrets, and dyslexia at the heart of the story'Armadillo Magazine

Malcolm Duffy is a Geordie born and bred, but now he lives in Surrey with his wife and daughters. His debut, Me Mam. Me Dad. Me., shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, also won the YA category of the Sheffield Children's Book Award 2019, the Redbridge Book Award 2019 and a host of other prizes. His second novel, Sofa Surfer, was shortlisted for the Redbridge Children's Book Award 2021, longlisted for the UKLA Book Awards 2021 and nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2021. malcolmduffy.com Twitter: @malcolmduffyUK Instagram: malcolm.duffy

Prize-winning author. Debut, Me Mam. Me Dad. Me., was shortlisted for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize 2019 and won a host of regional prizes. Sofa Surfer has been shortlisted for the Redbridge Children's Book Award 2021, longlisted for the UKLA Book Awards 2021 and nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2021.

Debut and second novel both Sunday Times Book of the Week.

Author has knowledge and experience of dyslexia. Screenwriter for Mical, an award-winning short film created to raise awareness for dyslexia. Dyslexia-friendly design.

For 12+ readers.

MARKET: Lisa Williamson; Annabel Pitcher; Malorie Blackman; Nick Hornby.


'A grippingly unfolding domestic drama... The book's two engaging narrators learn and teach the value of empathy with others' Sunday Times, Children's Book of the Week

'An honest, open family drama shining a light on dyslexia' Sunday Express

'An engaging book for young readers... with lies, secrets, and dyslexia at the heart of the story' Armadillo Magazine

'A funny, raw and heartfelt teen story that sensitively explores the impact of dyslexia’ Chris Soul, reviewer and teacher

'Well-paced and highly engaging, readers will be surprised by more than one satisfying twist' BookTrust, Book of the Month

'This brilliant story about a blended family also explores the joys and challenges of dyslexia' The Week Junior

'This book has very real, appealing characters – and lots of extremely funny moments' Scotsman

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