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The Pavee and the Buffer Girl

The Pavee and the Buffer Girl By Siobhan Dowd Emma Shoard The Pavee and the Buffer Girl Jim and his family have halted by Dundray and the education people have been round mouthing the law In school the Traveller kids suffer at the hands of teachers and other pupils alike called tinker s

  • Title: The Pavee and the Buffer Girl
  • Author: Siobhan Dowd Emma Shoard
  • ISBN: 9781911370048
  • Page: 335
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Pavee and the Buffer Girl By Siobhan Dowd Emma Shoard Jim and his family have halted by Dundray and the education people have been round mouthing the law In school the Traveller kids suffer at the hands of teachers and other pupils alike, called tinker stinkers , dirty gyps and worse Then the punches start The only friendly face is Kit, a settled girl who takes Jim under her wing and teaches him to read in the great catJim and his family have halted by Dundray and the education people have been round mouthing the law In school the Traveller kids suffer at the hands of teachers and other pupils alike, called tinker stinkers , dirty gyps and worse Then the punches start The only friendly face is Kit, a settled girl who takes Jim under her wing and teaches him to read in the great cathedral chamber of the cave below the town With Kit and the reading, Jim seems to have found a way to exist in Dundray, but everyday prejudice and a shocking act of violence see his life uprooted
    The Pavee and the Buffer Girl By Siobhan Dowd Emma Shoard

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    1. Robin Stevens on said:

      Siobhan writes so movingly and well, and this short story about a Traveller boy who falls in love with a non Traveller girl known as a Buffer is beautifully rendered and very special It s been given gorgeous new illustrations by Emma Shoard, and all in all this is a wonderful release that will delight Siobhan s fans old and new 12 Please note this review is meant as a recommendation only Please do not use it in any marketing material, online or in print, without asking permission from me first T [...]

    2. Katie (Kitkatscanread) on said:

      I actually really enjoyed this book I am totally honoured to have read a book by this amazing author who originally wrote A Monster Calls This is an interesting story about Irish gypsies and how they are treated because of history.Two of the children start at a school and are picked on.Jim meets a girl who sees him as normal and they develop a great friendship.It s great to see how two children from different backgrounds get along.The illustrations in this as well are fantastic.A really good enj [...]

    3. Rachael on said:

      Beautiful BEAUTIFUL book I loved the illustrations and the message.

    4. Gaby on said:

      a sweetly told story about the travelling community Worth picking up.

    5. Emma Vardy on said:

      Beautiful book, the illustrations gave life to the story And what a great story about a community we know little a bit but are branded and bullied like in this story This book is a window into the life of an Irish traveller Recommend reading this book.

    6. Kieran Fanning on said:

      Lovely story from the brilliant, Siobhan Dowd, with stunning artwork by Emma Shoard A graphic novel with heart

    7. SJH (A Dream of Books) on said:

      This graphic novel was a quick read but at the same time I found it to be very touching The story is illustrated beautifully by Emma Shoard in an extremely unique style which helps to bring life to Siobhan Dowd s words Apparently this was originally published as part of an anthology which I would be interested to read.The story is about a traveller boy or a Pavee as he is known, who develops a new friendship with a non traveller or a Buffer girl Jim and Kit are both outsiders but the relationshi [...]

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