Stig of the Dump

Publisher details

Stig of the Dump
Author
Clive King
Publisher
Penguin
Genre
Children’s Fiction
Released
22 October, 2014

Synopsis

Barney wished he was at the bottom of the pit. And the ground gave way . . .Everybody had told Barney not to play to near the edge of the chalk pit. But today was one of those grey days when there was nothing to do and nowhere to go. Except to the chalk pit. The dump. And so Barney lands in a cave in the middle of the rubbish dump - and that's where he meets Stig.
Clive King
About the author

Clive King

Clive King was born in Richmond, Surrey, in 1924. When he was young his family moved to a village called Ash, near Sevenoaks in Kent, which is the setting for Stig of the Dump. He went to Downing College, Cambridge, and the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. He then served in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. His service as a sailor and his work as a language teacher took him all over the world. Clive King lives with his family in Norfolk and is a full-time writer.

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