Cloud Busting

Class bully Sam thinks Davey’s a grade A, top-of-the-dungheap moron. But when Davey saves Sam’s life, they become friends. Sam can’t help noticing how Davey sees the world, finding magic and possibility everywhere. But one day something terrible happens to Davey – and it’s all Sam’s fault…

Gripping, powerful and strikingly unusual, this remarkable story of friendship and betrayal is told in simple verse.

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    Such a good book about a sweet friendship I recommend to people who like a bit of a twist in a book.

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    I love the way this story was written, and the story line is really a good one to think about.

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    Malorie Blackman

    The former Children’s Laureate is the awardwinning author of over 50 books, including the bestselling Noughts and Crosses sequence.


    Malorie Blackman’s many awards include the Red House and Sheffield Children’s Book Prizes for Noughts and Crosses. In 2005 she was awarded the Elearnor Farjeon prize for services to children’s literature; an OBE followed in 2008 and from 2013-15 she was the Children’s Laureate.

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