Fifteen Days Without a Head. Dave Cousins

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Meet Laurence, 15 years old and 6 feet tall. Very soon, he'll dress up as his mum and impersonate a dead man on the radio. Meet Jay, his 6 year old brother. He looks like an angel but thinks he's a dog. He'll sink his teeth into anyone who gets in the way. Today is Tuesday and the next 15 days will change the boys' lives forever.

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Dave Cousin's short story The Floodlight Man was broadcast on Radio Five Live, read by Dave himself. He also won a place in the Society of Children's Writers and Illustrators Undiscovered Voices anthology beating lots of tough competition. Dave Cousins grew up in Birmingham, in a house full of books and records. Abandoning childhood plans to be an astronaut, Dave went to art college in Bradford, joined a band and moved to London. He spent the next ten years touring and recording, and was nearly famous. Dave's writing career began aged ten, with an attempt to create a script for Fawlty Towers. He has been writing songs, poems and stories ever since.

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