With Sully in hospital and the police wanting to put Pip into ‘care’, it’s the worst birthday she’s ever had. All the stories Pip has heard about ‘going into care’ make her determined to avoid it at all costs, so she runs away.
This heartfelt story about wanting to be loved and have a place in the world includes an unexpected friend, a villain and a cat that seems to know what Pip needs to survive. Fast moving and full of twists, I really couldn’t guess what would happen next.
Set in contemporary Sydney, Run, Pip, Run is perfect page-turner for middle readers.
Title: Run, Pip, Run
Author: J.C. Jones
Publisher: Allen & Unwin, $12.99 RRP
Publication Date: March 2015
For ages: 8 - 12
Type: Middle Fiction