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Sink, swim – or discover a really weird secret? Cym won’t know till he dives in… There are two weird things about Cymbeline (yes, really!). 1) He has as a weird name. 2) He’s never been swimming. Not once. Isn’t that kind of strange? So he’s a bit nervous at the prospect of his first swimming lesson. Still, how hard can it be? He’s looked up front crawl on the internet, and he’s found his dad’s old swimming trunks. He’s totally ready for this. But he’s not ready for a mishap at the pool – or the exposure of a buried family mystery. Only Cym and his friends can solve it, because (as usual) the grown-ups aren’t telling them anything. To find real answers, sometimes you have to dive deep…
- A funny yet heartbreaking tale to make you laugh and cry
- Perfect for fans of The Many Worlds of Albie Bright
- Explores themes of bereavement, grief and moving on
- Adam Baron has written four successful adult crime novels
- He is a Channel 4 scriptwriter and MA writing course director
“One of those rare books that manages to be both very funny and heartbreakingly sad.” LoveReading4Kids
“The witty humour and dialogue are the perfect foil to the unresolved grief and anxiety that underpin this impressive debut.” Daily Mail
April 5th, 2018
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AR book level: 4.7; Middle years; 6.0 points