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Millions

Millions
 

Two bothers, Damian and Anthony, are unwittingly caught up in a train robbery during Britain's countdown to join the Euro. Suddenly finding themselves with a vast amount of cash, the boys have just one glorious, appalling dilemma how to spend it in the few days before it becomes ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781743035924
Published 4 April 2004 by Pan Macmillan
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Cottrell Boyce, Frank
Illustrated by Lenton, Steven
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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ISBN-13 9781743035924
ISBN-10
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Imprint Macmillan
Publication Date 4 April 2004
Publication Country
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Cottrell Boyce, Frank
Illustrated by Lenton, Steven
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Crime & Mystery
NSW Ebook Premier's Reading Challenge 2019
Ebook Challenge Level: 5-6
VIC Ebook Premier's Reading Challenge
Ebook Challenge Level: 5-6
Number of Pages 208
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-12 years
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 558790

Description of this Electronic Book

WINNER OF THE 2005 CARNEGIE MEDALFrank Cottrell Boyce's story, Millions - the tale of a not-so-great train robbery - is an absolute treasure!Two brothers, Damian and Anthony, are unwittingly caught up in a train robbery during Britain's countdown to joining the Euro. Suddenly finding themselves with a vast amount of cash, the boys have just one glorious, appalling dilemma - how to spend it in the few days before it becomes worthless. Torn between the vices of buying a million pizzas and the virtues of ending world poverty, the boys soon discover that being rich is a mug's game. For not only is the clock ticking - the bungling bank robbers are closing in too.Pizzas or World Peace - what would you choose?Includes bonus material and discussion questions from Frank Cottrell Boyce, and illustrations by Steven Lenton.

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Author's Bio

Frank Cottrell Boyce is an established British screenwriter whose credits include Welcome to Sarajevo, Hilary and Jackie and 24 Hour Party People. A movie of Millions directed by Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Shallow Grave) releases 2004 with a paperback tie-in.

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