My Dad's A Policeman by Cathy GlassMy Dad's A Policeman by Cathy Glass

My Dad's A Policeman

byCathy Glass

Paperback | January 20, 2015

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The second novel, and first quick read title, from Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author Cathy Glass.My Dad's a Policeman is a dramatic and engaging story of a young boy with an alcoholic mother. Lonely, bullied and desperate for a life of happiness and security he tells everyone he meets his dad's a policeman.Fast-paced and compelling, this short story from Cathy Glass follows the experiences of a Ryan, a small and lonely 12-year-old boy who struggles to fit in. In an attempt to make friends, and discourage the school bullies from picking on him, Ryan tells his peers that his dad is a policeman. When the police actually turn up on Ryan's doorstep, to take him away from his alcoholic mother and put him in care, his life crumbles.It's not long before Ryan has run away, taking a long bus ride back across the city, desperate to get back to the inner-city life he knows. Keeping a low profile, and sneaking in to his best friend's house late a night for shelter, he soon discovers that he's not the only one who appears to be stretching the truth about the happiness of his home life.
Cathy has been a foster carer for over 20 years, during which time she has looked after more than 70 children, of all ages and backgrounds. Cathy runs training courses on fostering for her local Social Services, and helps draft new fostering procedures and guidelines. She has three teenage children of her own; one of whom was adopted a...
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Title:My Dad's A PolicemanFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pagesPublished:January 20, 2015Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0007374755

ISBN - 13:9780007374755

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Dads A Policeman Again, this book i have thoroughly enjoyed by the Author. Straight to thr point, emotional & truthful as always. If you have never read any of these books before. They really are worth it.
Date published: 2015-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My dad's a policeman Nice bed time read
Date published: 2014-10-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great read This book had me gripped striaght from the start couldnt put it down a excellent gripping story :) :)
Date published: 2014-08-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Touching story Gave an incite into workings of a young boy and how he explains his life events and protects his younger brother.
Date published: 2014-01-25
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Touching story Really good book. It was nice to know the little boy found a loving home in the end.
Date published: 2014-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My dads a policeman My type of book enjoyed it
Date published: 2014-01-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from My Dad's a Policeman It was a good story, I wish it was longer. There has not been a book by Cathy Glass that I have not liked. New readers to Cathy will like this as it does not go too deep into what brought the kids to care.
Date published: 2013-12-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from My dad is a policeman. Short story but a happy ending for Ryan and Tommy non the less.
Date published: 2013-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautifully written!! Amazingly written; love how you can get read further updates!
Date published: 2013-10-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Dads a Policeman A fantastic read, like all Cathy Glass. books Thoroughly enjoyed it.
Date published: 2013-06-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely Its nice to know there are nice ppl in the world
Date published: 2013-06-26