George Layton The Swap

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The Swap

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The coach started to move off. I felt frightened. All these weeks, looking forward to it, and now I did'nt want to go. Please, Mum, let me go home. She was running alongside, waving her hanky and crying... He'd nagged his mother for weeks to let him go on the school exchange, swapping his home in the backstreets of a northern town for a posh house in London. With a proper family. With a dad. But now it was all going wrong...

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About the Author:

George Layton is an actor and screenwater. His most recent appearance was as Fagin in the musical 'Oliver!' at the London Palladium, and he played long-running roles on TV in 'It Ain't Half Hot Mum', 'Minder', 'Robin's Nest', and others. His voice is heard on many TV commercials, from the Tetley Teafolk to the Citroen Xantia, and as the narrator of numerous animated cartoon series. He created and wrote top TV comedy series 'Don't Wait Up', and 'Executive Stress'. He lives in north London with his wife and children.

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'Evocative stories, tough, funny and tender.' The Guardian 'The stories are excellent, well up to the standard set in Layton's first book, THE FIB.' Gerald Haigh, TES

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