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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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I really enjoy this book. This book is based on a kid that is obsessed with collecting cans... This does sound weird but he also finds a very unusal thing in one of the cans that he bought at the groucery store. His mother is over this collection but that won't stop him! Read full review

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User Review  - Shayli Habibian - Goodreads

I really enjoy this book. This book is based on a kid that is obsessed with collecting cans... This does sound weird but he also finds a very unusal thing in one of the cans that he bought at the groucery store. His mother is over this collection but that won't stop him! Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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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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