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Bone Talk
Bone Talk
Bone Talk
Audiobook5 hours

Bone Talk

Written by Candy Gourlay

Narrated by Ramon de Ocampo

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars



About this audiobook

Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal (UK)Shortlisted for the Costa Prize (UK)Sunday Times Children's Book of the WeekThe Guardian Book of the MonthThe Times Books of the Year"Hotly Anticipated Historical Fiction for Young Adults"

It is 1899. Ten year old Samkad thinks he knows everything about the world. He knows that home is in the mountains. He knows who his friends and his enemies are. And he knows that he will grow up to become a warrior like his dad, with his own shield, spear and axe.His best friend is Little Luki and she too wants to become a warrior - though there's little chance of that because she is just a girl.Then strangers arrive: a boy with many languages in his throat ... and weird-looking men called Americans who bring war and death.Set during the U.S. invasion of the Philippines.Endorsed by Amnesty International: "Amnesty International endorses Bone Talk because it upholds many human rights, including our rights to life, to equality, to have a religion, to enjoy our own culture. It also shows us what can happen when these are taken away from us."
Release dateNov 5, 2019
Bone Talk

Candy Gourlay

Candy Gourlay is an author and a journalist who knew that she wanted to write ever since she was a little girl in the Philippines. She lives with her husband and her three children in London.

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