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The Building Boy

The Building Boy

Published: 1 Sep 2016

Paperback / softback, 32 pages

Recommended for age 5+ and 7+

By Ross Montgomery

Illustrated by David Litchfield

Published by Faber & Faber

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All at once, it was as if the stars leapt closer. Grandma grabbed the boy, raising him high above the rooftiles on her head. She was alive!The boy's grandma was a famous architect. Unwilling to accept she has gone, the boy builds a giant structure from the bricks and girders he finds.

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Ross Montgomery joined Nikki Gamble In The Reading Corner to talk about his latest novel, a fantasy quest set during the London Blitz - covering subjects as diverse as Christmas, mythology, imaginary friends and the Kindertransport.