No one, not even Miss Connolly, dares write about what we see through that smeared glass. Best not look out.

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WINNER OF THE 2012 COSTA CHILDREN’S BOOK AWARD

WINNER OF THE 2013 CARNEGIE MEDAL

Narrated against the backdrop of a ruthless regime determined to beat its enemies in the race to the moon, MAGGOT MOON is the stunning new novel from award-winning author Sally Gardner.

When his best friend Hector is suddenly taken away, dyslexic hero Standish Treadwell realises that it is up to him, his grandfather and a small band of rebels to confront and defeat the ever-present oppressive forces of the Motherland.

Utterly original and stunning, it is impossible not to be moved by MAGGOT MOON’s powerful story and the unforgettable heroism of Standish.

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Maggot Moon adult edition

A new adult cover edition of this universal story.

“Dazzling, chilling, breathtaking. Quite simply, a perfect book”

Meg Rosoff

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