Jean Ure

Danny Dynamite
  • Danny Dynamite

  • When Billy the Skid and his nasty gang of mountain bikers ride into Bodley Street and ride menacingly up and down, Danny and friends are determined to fight back. They know bullies must be stopped - the question is how? After a little thought, Danny comes up with an ingenious plan and enlists the help of the twins, Daisy and Donna. All will be well providing Danny can lure Billy into the spooky graveyard and sprint through like dynamite!

    A cheering story for new readers, with a cosy setting, a clear triumph for Danny against the bully and told with lots of humour.

JEAN URE had her first novel, Dance for Two, published while she was still at school and has been writing ever since. She studied at drama school, where she met her husband, and is now a full-time author of books for both young readers and adults with more than fifty titles to her name including Plague 99, which won the l990 Lancashire Book Award, and a series of novels for the Corgi Freeway list, including A Place to Scream. She has also established herself as a perceptive and witty writer for much younger readers with such titles as Help! It's Harriet! (Collins), Captain Cranko (Walker) and Spooky Cottage (Heinemann).

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