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Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9781472297426

Price: £18.99

ON SALE: 1st February 2024

Genre: Fiction & Related Items

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Sometimes, the friend you need is the one you never saw coming.

‘Simply perfect’ Daily Mirror | ‘Hilariously funny… and beneath it all really quite lovely’ The Metro | Brilliant, just brilliant’ Huffington Post

Frank and Red are a mess.

Frank is a grumpy old curmudgeon. A recluse whose only company is the ‘ghost’ of his dead wife, Marcie. He is estranged from his friends, his son, and the ever-changing world beyond his front gate.

And then Red moves in next door.

Red is six. A boy struggling to adjust to the separation of his mum and dad, a new school, and the demonic school bully. Red is curious, smart, he never stops talking, and he’s got a trampoline.
From the moment Red’s blonde mop appears over the top of the fence that divides their two gardens, the unlikeliest of friendships is born.

. . . And it is a friendship that will change both of their lives forever.

Early readers can’t get enough:

‘Best book of the year!’
⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

‘A fantastic debut’ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

‘Stunningly well-written, warm hearted, incredibly funny and moving story’ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

‘A beautifully written, warm and empathic read’ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

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Can't put this down . . . Honest, heartwarming and woven with brilliant, warm humour.
ANNA MATHUR, author of Raising a Happier Mother
Can't put this down . . . Honest, heartwarming and woven with brilliant, warm humour.
ANNA MATHUR, Sunday Times bestselling author
Absolutely brilliant. Anyone who reads it will be highly recommending it!! Bravo
DAISY UPTON, Sunday Times bestselling author
Warm, tender and very funny. A triumph of heartstring-pulling.
Sarah Turner, Sunday Times bestselling author
Warm, heartfelt and laugh out loud funny, I adored Frank and Red and couldn't put this book down.
BECKY HUNTER, author of One Moment