The Death-Defying Pepper Roux by Geraldine McCaughrean audiobook

The Death-Defying Pepper Roux

By Geraldine McCaughrean
Read by Anton Lesser

Listening Library (Audio) 9780061836664
6.73 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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Pepper's fourteenth birthday is a momentous one. It's the day he's supposed to die. Everyone seems resigned to it—even Pepper, although he would much prefer to live. But can you sidestep Fate? Jump sideways into a different life? Naïve and trusting, Pepper sets a course through dangerous waters, inviting disaster and mayhem at every turn, one eye on the sky for fear of angels, one on the magnificent possibilities of being alive. New York Times bestselling and Printz Award-winning author Geraldine McCaughrean has created a gripping tale filled with dark humor and daring escapades, where the key to a boy's life lies in facing his own death. Join him on the run—if you can keep up.

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Summary

Summary

A 2010 Publishers Weekly Best Book: Children's Fiction

Pepper's fourteenth birthday is a momentous one.

It's the day he's supposed to die.

Everyone seems resigned to it—even Pepper, although he would much prefer to live. But can you sidestep Fate? Jump sideways into a different life? Naïve and trusting, Pepper sets a course through dangerous waters, inviting disaster and mayhem at every turn, one eye on the sky for fear of angels, one on the magnificent possibilities of being alive.
New York Times bestselling and Printz Award-winning author Geraldine McCaughrean has created a gripping tale filled with dark humor and daring escapades, where the key to a boy's life lies in facing his own death.

Join him on the run—if you can keep up.

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Author Bio: Geraldine McCaughrean

Author Bio: Geraldine McCaughrean

Geraldine McCaughrean is the Printz Award–winning author of The White Darkness. She has been twice honored with the Carnegie Medal, and is the only three-time winner of the Whitbread Children’s Book Award. She also wrote Peter Pan in Scarlet, the first official sequel to the treasured masterpiece Peter Pan. Geraldine lives in Berkshire, England, with her husband and daughter.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 6.73
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English