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Boy in the Tower
Boy in the Tower | Polly Ho-Yen
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When they first arrived, they came quietly and stealthily as if they tip-toed into the world when we were all looking the other way. Ade loves living at the top of a tower block. From his window, he feels like he can see the whole world stretching out beneath him. His mum doesne(tm)t really like looking outside e" but ite(tm)s going outside that she hates. Shee(tm)s happier sleeping all day inside their tower, where ite(tm)s safe. But one day, other tower blocks on the estate start falling down around them and strange, menacing plants begin to appear. Now their tower isne(tm)t safe anymore. Ade and his mum are trapped and theree(tm)s no way out . . .
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England just does dystopia better, and this story of a London boy trapped in a tower block while all the buildings around him are getting eaten by strange blue plants is no exception.

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