The Weight of a Thousand Feathers
Angry and irreverent, tender and poignant this is a bold exploration of the lengths to which we 'll go for the ones we love. From the Costa Children 's Award winning author of When Mr Dog Bites and The Bombs That Brought Us Together. Perfect for readers of Patrick Ness and Malorie Blackman.
Child experts will tell you that I 'm way too young to carry such a burden of responsibility on my tender shoulders. But really, what do they know' '
Who is Bobby Seed'
He 's just your average sixteen-year-old same wants, same fears, same hang-ups. Dull, dull, dull.
But then there 's the Bobby Seed who 's a world away from average. The Bobby Seed who has to wipe his mum 's backside, sponge her clean three times a week, try to soothe her pain. The Bobby Seed whose job it is to provide for his younger brother, Danny, to rub his back when he 's stressed and can only groan and rock instead of speak.
That 's Bobby Seed. Same, same, same, yet different, different, different -