Ibarajo Road

Author(s): Harry Allen

Teen (Ages 15+)

This gripping debut novel follows a privileged teenager into the heart of African life, a journey that changes him forever. When Charlie goes on a disastrous rich kids' bender, he and his friends are given one last chance to redeem themselves. In desperation, Charlie opts to work at a refuge for orphans, the sick and the homeless who pass through its gates. But this is Africa, where poverty and corruption run deep and the trafficking is human - and Charlie is in it right up to his neck.


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Vanessa Lewis, The Book Nook - 'a powerful and moving story.' Bookseller Highlight Clare Poole, P&G Wells, - ' exciting and powerful.' Bookseller Highlight A valuable and compelling read. Bookseller- children's review

HARRY ALLEN was born in the UK, but spent many of his teenage years in Nigeria. He was educated at International schools in Lagos and London, and at Leeds University. After graduating with a degree in Theatre Arts, Harry has worked as an actor, director teacher and writer and has had several plays for young people produced, enjoying collaborations with companies and individuals in Europe and Australia. Harry is currently the Arts Director for an international school in Singapore, where he lives with his wife and young son.

General Fields

  • : 9781847803207
  • : Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
  • : Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
  • : June 2012
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : September 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Harry Allen
  • : Paperback
  • : 823.92
  • : 352