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Boy Underwater by Adam Baron

May 11, 2018

Boy Underwater is a heartbreaking story about family, friends and secrets. And it’s very, very funny.


Cymbeline (yes, really!) has never been swimming – not ever, not once – so he’s a bit nervous at the prospect of his first school swimming lesson ever. But how hard could it be? He’s Googled front crawl and he’s found his dad’s old pair of trunks. He’s totally ready for this.

But he’s not ready for an accident at the pool to reveal a family mystery that turns his life completely upside down. Only Cym and his friends can solve it because, as usual, the grown-ups aren’t telling them anything.

For the answers you really need, sometimes you have to go deep . . .


Published 28th June 2018 | Paperback | 9780008267018| RRP £6.99

If you’re a bookseller in the UK or Ireland and you’d like an advance reading copy of Boy Underwater, please send your request, along with your name and bookshop address, to Ammara at independentthinking@harpercollins.co.uk.


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