The baby and Fly Pie by Melvin Burgess

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Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers in New York, N.Y .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Homeless persons,
  • Infants,
  • Kidnapping,
  • Babies,
  • Fiction

About the Edition

In a London of the future, three homeless teens stumble upon a kidnapped baby and hope to be able to exchange her for money to improve their lives.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementMelvin Burgess
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.B9166 Bab 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination184 p. ;
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24768989M
ISBN 10068980489X
ISBN 109780689804892
LC Control Number95044496
OCLC/WorldCa33276689

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Sly Sham and Davey, or Fly Pie, come across a dying gangster with a baby worth, he claims, seventeen million pounds. Not knowing what to do, Fly Pie brings in his sister, Jane, a year-old ""pross""; she argues that returning the child is the honest course, that a reward--not ransom--might be the ticket to a better life.

Fly Pie and Sham are rubbish pickers, who go to the tip every day to pick rubbish for Mother Shelly. Then one day everything changes when they come across a dying man and a baby – a baby worth seventeen million pounds. Against this backdrop The baby and Fly Pie book meet Fly Pie and his sister Jane, children struggling to 'make good' and escape the trap of their lives to achieve their modest dreams.

The discovery of a seventeen-million-pound baby on the rubbish tip they call home throws in their paths an opportunity to gain everything they have ever hoped for, if only they can seize it.5/5(2). Expecting they can get a reward for returning baby Sylvie to her rich parents, Jane, Sham and Fly Pie cart the baby from violent trash heap to teeming slum, thinking of a.

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For Sham, Fly Pie and his sister Jane, this is the grim reality of their lives. Then one day everything changes when they find a baby on the Tip - a baby worth seventeen million pounds This discovery takes them into a savage, lonely city and so begins an endless fight for survival.

The Baby and Fly Pie by Melvin Burgess,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). For Sham, Fly Pie and his sister Jane, this is the grim reality of their lives.

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The Baby and Fly Pie (ISBN: ) Award-winning Melvin Burgess is at his most tender in this thought provoking and deeply moving story. Sham and Fly Pie make their living on the rubbish tip.

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Fly Pie and his pals Sham and Jane live in it, sifting through the rubbish for scraps to sell, while dodging death squads on the. The Baby and Fly Pie by Burgess, Melvin A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.

The Baby and Fly Pie () was another highly commended runner-up for the Carnegie Medal, a distinction that was roughly annual. [3] [a] Junk won the Medal [1] and also the annual Guardian Children's Fiction Prize judged by a panel of British children's writers, which The Guardian confers only once upon any author.

[4]. *From the publisher:* ‘We’re the rubbish kids, losers and orphans. Every day we go out on to the Tip to sort rubbish for Mother Shelly’.

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NAME: iqbal khan JOB TITLE: AUTHOR DIRECTOR DESIGNER NAME: benjamin warren CHARACTER: FLY PIE describe your childhood: I grew up in the countryside and loved building camps and. But at the end she managed to make the -fly Pie which gives the book its name.

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My baby don’t care, my baby don’t care. 8 Act Naturally (Morrison/Russell) They’re gonna put me in the Save Paper; 29 Page; Words; Blow Fly. several fly larva species. They call these insects blowflies.

- The New York Times Book Review “The search for home and history is one that readers will find compelling.” – Kirkus Reviews. From the Publisher. Gr 4–6—In the s, the small town of Ipswitch, PA, is famous due to the proprietor of Pie, who gives her wares away rather than selling them/5().

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Then one day everything changes when they find a bab. A friend brought shoo-fly pie to our Pi(e) Day Party, which made me think of this book, so I tracked it down through the interlibrary loan system in our state in order to read it again.

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5. In ‘Bye, Baby Bunting’, why had Daddy gone hunting? To get a rabbit skin (to wrap the baby Bunting in) 6. Which was the second creature to be swallowed by ‘The Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly’? A spider. 7. What happened to Solomon Grundy on Sunday? He was buried. 8. Why did Jack and Jill go up the hill?

To fetch a pail of water. 9.Flying Pie Books. 94 likes. Flying Pie Learn-to-Read books combine Whole Language Learning and Phonics with colorful, fun-filled illustrations. Children and parents love ers: Yes, at least two: "Shoo-Fly Pie and Apple Pan Dowdy," with music by Guy Wood and words by Sammy Gallop; and "Shoofly Pie" by the Wood Brothers.

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