This March we’re incredibly proud to be publishing Running on Empty – the second book by S.E. Durrant, author of the highly-acclaimed, Carnegie-nominated Little Bits of Sky.
Finished copies of Running on Empty have just arrived at the Crow’s Nest, and they look absolutely STUNNING. And today we’re delighted to share a first look inside the book – you can read the opening chapter now.
AJ’s grandfather has always been the one to keep his unusual family together, so when he dies things start to unravel at the edges. AJ is worried about his parents but they don’t really seem to notice. In order to deal with his grief and to keep his anxiety at bay, AJ does what he and his grandfather did best: running. Round and round the Olympic Park, aiming for the cross country trials, running to escape, AJ only seems be heading ever closer to disaster.
Compelling fiction for 9+ readers, this is a beautifully told story of unorthodox families, grief, adolescence and running.
Here’s a look inside the book:
Running on Empty will be in shops in March – you can find out more about the book here.
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