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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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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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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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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

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A super read

This is a great story, with different characters, I really like how Hector"s character evolved and the change in relationships with his peers, family and Ben. This story touches you and is also light hearted in places. Recommended for all KS2.

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Really nice story

Loved the different perspective, narrator did a great job with character voices. Enjoyed it very much.

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Great story, unusual perspective, keeps you guessing.
Read with fantastic expression/character voices, children and I were intruiged to the end!