Ostrich Boys

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Bloomsbury Academic, Jun 21, 2011 - Drama - 144 pages
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Keith Gray's hit novel, now adapted for the stage, and features a group of three friends who embark on a remarkable journey from Cleethorpes to Scotland with a stolen urn containing the ashes of their best friend.

This educational edition in Methuen Drama's Critical Scripts series has been prepared by drama experts Ruth Moore and Paul Bunyan, building on a decade of highly effective work and research.

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User Review  - lindap69 - LibraryThing

Blake, Kenny and Sim steal the urn with their friend Ross and take it on the trip to Scotland that Ross had wanted to take. A page-turner with humor, adventure, mishaps and some thinking about what ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Three 15-year-old English boys use the distraction of a road trip to avoid dealing with their best friend's suicide. Tough Sim, anxious Kenny and narrator Blake decide to take an impromptu trip to ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Keith Gray has written a number of award-winning novels for teenage readers, including Creepers, shortlisted for the Guardian Award, The Runner, winner of the Smarties Silver Award, and Malarkey, winner of the South Lanarkshire Book Award.

Carl Miller is a playwright and Literary Manager of the Unicorn Theatre, London.

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