Boy - press pack
from the award winning children's book, Feather Boy by Nicky Singer,
the story is about Robert Nobel, a boy who despairs of his newly
Robert is the
butt of classroom jokes and a victim of Niker the classroom bully.
He is haunted
by dreams that seem to tell the future as well as the past.
His life changes
when a storyteller invites some of his class to Mayfield House,
a place Robert has already dreamed about.
There he meets
a spiky old lady called Edith Sorrel who chooses him as her partner.
He embarks on a series of events that will change their lives forever.
Boy stars Sheila Hancock, Lindsey Coulson, Aaron
Johnson and Thomas Sangster.
begins on CBBC on BBC ONE, Tuesday 16 March 2004, 4.55pm.
and production credits
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Hancock to star in CBBC drama Feather Boy (02.07.03)
Boy announced as Blue Peter Book of the Year 2002 (13.012.02)
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