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Hodder & Stoughton, Nov 24, 2011 - Fiction - 336 pages
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Ro and Marcus have swapped London Life for a cottage in a peaceful country village. They want a safe, peaceful environment for their young son. At least, Marcus does. Secretly, Ro wonders how she'll cope with cowpats and snorting livestock. What Marcus and Ro agree on is the fact that their son isn't like most boys of his age. Tod is obsessed with mazes. He designs them, dreams about them, demands to visit them. When a newcomer threatens the 'best-kept' village status by allowing his garden to grow wild, Marcus starts a log of the lawn's height and condition. As the newcomer becomes the first friend her son has ever had, Ro is faced with a life-changing decision...

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User Review  - Julie - Goodreads

Rreally didn't like the characters, disliked the ending to this story. Wasn't really worth a read as pathetically depressing writing Read full review

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User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

I really enjoyed Wonderboy. I'm at a place in life that I could relate to Ro and her devotion to her son and exasperation with her husband and sometimes Motherhood. I enjoyed Fiona Gibson's quick wit ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Fiona Gibson is a freelance journalist who has written for many publications including the Observer, the Guardian, Red and Marie Claire and has a regular column on parenting in the Sunday Herald. She was previously the editor of More! magazine. She is the mother of three small children (including twin boys) and lives in Lanarkshire. Her website can be found at www.fionagibson.com

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