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Siobhan Dowd short story to Barrington Stoke

Barrington Stoke will publish The Pavee and the Buffer as a graphic novel in 2017.

The new version will feature illustrations by Emma Shoard and be published as part of Barrington Stoke’s Bucket List.

The story, originally published in 2003 in Skin Deep, a YA anthology about racism (Puffin), is about a young Irish Traveller boy. Jim is part of a Traveller family and bullied at school, where his only friend is a girl named Kit.

The book will be published in March 2017.

The Pavee and the Buffer Girl