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Summary

From Onjali Q. Rauf, the award-winning and best-selling author of The Boy at the Back of the Class, comes another incredible story, told with humour and heart.

Told from the perspective of a bully, this book explores themes of homelessness, while celebrating kindness, friendship and the potential everyone has to change for the good. 

Inspired by Onjali's own childhood experiences of growing up in London and seeing the impact of homelessness on those around her, The Night Bus Hero follows an unlikely friendship between our narrator and Thomas - who lives in the park. 

Can they get to the bottom of some unusual thefts taking place across the city and discover what it takes to be a real hero?

©2020 Onjali Q. Rauf (P)2020 Hodder & Stoughton Ltd

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Wow!

What a beautiful story. I absolutely loved listening to this story, as did my eight year old. Ashton Frank did a spectacular job of narrating the characters, bringing them to life.

Highly recommend. ♡

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Alex 12 yr old,

it is one of the best book I've read/listent to in my life. I think it is a very heartwarming story. I loved the personalities in the book.

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Heart warming adventure

OJQ is a great poster to tackle sensitive and important issues in a very accessible way for children. The performance is clear believable and doesn’t take anything away from the story.

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Superb book- my favourite of Onjali's so far.

Fantastic plot line with unique viewpoints from different characters and showing the humanity shown by some. I loved every bit of this story.

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A super listen

This is a good book for kids who like kindness. Very surprising ending.it is a good book

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Fantastic for all ages

I really enjoyed The Night Bus Hero as an adult and would definitely read this with my class at school. It deals with some sensitive issues really well. Recommend 8+ with discussion.

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Great

It was very interesting and I am in inspired that this author has used positive things about the homeless

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Really good

I recommend reading all the books by this author they are all so good and heartwarming

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Amazing and inspired me to read more by Carys ,10

If you like the book then you need to check out the other ones .
Amazing I would date 5 stars and I really like the author s descriptive pronunciation
10/10 it was so funny lol