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- Publisher: Egmont
- MBE Book Code: 244
- ISBN: 9781405277037
- No. of Pages: 368
- Type: Paperback
- Availability: 3-5 Days
Defined The Whitebread 2010 Book of the Year. Coram Boy is a haunting, yet captivating work of historical fiction for children. And will especially be loved towards fans of The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas and Goodnight Mr Tom. Plus, a great read for the ages of 10 and over.
The gruelling character of The Coram Man, takes young children and money away from desperate mothers, where he promises to deliver them safely to a Foundling Hospital in London. But that is not the case, far from it… Instead, he murders and buries them by the roadside, to the helpless horror of his mentally ill son, Mish. Where he manages to save one of the victims, Aaron. Who grows up happily, and unaware of his history.
Although, as his life progresses, the watchful Mish makes a terrible mistake… Delivering Aaron, and his best friend Toby back into the hands of the Coram Man.
This story represents the dark time in English history and the inclusion of what happened to innocent people.