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Chloe Daykin - Author

About the Author

An artist, designer, award-winning playwright and teacher, Chloe Daykin lives down a bumpy track by a river in Northumberland with her husband and two boys. Her debut, Fish Boy, won the Northern Writers Award, was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award and was published to huge critical acclaim. This is her third for middle grade readers.

Books by Chloe Daykin

Fish Boy

Fish Boy

Author: Chloe Daykin Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 02/03/2017

Billy's got a lot on his mind that he'd rather not think about. So instead, he watches David Attenborough (because Sir David's got all the answers) and swims in the sea, just letting his mind drift...So when new boy and nature fan, Patrick Green, starts at school and becomes Billy's friend, things are different. Whilst swimming out at sea, a mackerel swims up to Billy's face, blows bubbles at him and says: Fish Boy! Billy knows he must tell Patrick, because a crazy talking mackerel changes EVERYTHING!

Fish Boy

Fish Boy

Author: Chloe Daykin Format: eBook Release Date: 28/02/2017

Billy is a lonely boy. He's obsessed with swimming in the sea, which is where he goes to wash his problems far, far away. Thanks to his mum's mystery illness, his dad has been forced to work extra hours to make ends meet, so Billy locks himself away with David Attenborough films, and ponders the magic of nature. Meanwhile at school, bullies mercilessly seize on Billy's 'otherness' and make his life as miserable as possible - but then new boy Patrick Green, with "e;fingers like steel, strength of a bear"e;, joins Billy's class. And when a mackerel swims up to Billy's face, blows bubbles into his Vista Clear Mask goggles and says: Fish Boy - Billy's whole world changes.