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Scholastic Press, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 237 pages
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Fergal Bamfield doesn't collect stamps like normal kids. He's an oddball (his mother prefers to call him "clever"), and his collection is as strange as everything else about him. Fergal Bamfield collects tin cans.
Then one day he finds a can without a label. What could be in it? Peaches, soup, perhaps revolting spam? But instead it's something gruesome: a human finger. Then Fergal finds another can, this time containing a one-word message, HELP! Now Fergal and his friend Charlotte are knee-deep in an adventure, and they're about to learn something horrible: Everybody has an expiration date.

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User Review  - Luka - Goodreads

Fergal's just another odd kid who collects cans -unlabeled cans- instead. But as he collects a can, he finds a message. Then a bodypart, a finger. Mysteries overflows him and wondering sensations ... Read full review

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User Review  - Allison Armstrong - Goodreads

This book is written by a British author which was easy to see as I got into the book. I assumed it took place in America, but clearly it takes place in England somewhere. I liked the book although ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
17
Section 2
67
Section 3
135
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About the author (2006)

Alex Shearer is a television scriptwriter as well as the author of a number of books for children and teens. Before he was a published author, Mr. Shearer had more than thirty odd jobs, including working as a worm picker and a computer programmer. He lives with his wife and two children in Bristol, England.

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