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Description - The Runaways by Ruth Thomas

Julia and Nathan have no friends to speak of. They're misfits of Mrs Henrey's class - awlays the last to be picekd for the team, and always without a partner. Then they discover a stash of money in a deserted house and suddenly, instant popularity seems just around the corner. But so is trouble, in the shape of the adults who start asking difficult questions. There is only one thing the pair can do now, and that is to run away!

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099596608
ISBN-10: 0099596601
Format: Paperback
(178mm x 110mm x 15mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Red Fox
Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
Publish Date: 2-Jun-1988
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ruth Thomas

Ruth Thomas was born in Wellington, Somerset, in 1927. She received a BA Honours Degree in English and a Diploma in Education from Bristol University and went on to teach in a number of primary schools in the East End of London. Ruth began writing soon after she retired in 1985. Her first novel The Runaways won The Guardian Children's Fiction Award. This was followed by four further critically acclaimed novels including The Secret, which was televised by Thames Television. She died in 2011.

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