Scarsbrook, Richard


Richard Scarsbrook‘s short stories and poems have been published widely in literary journals, magazines, and anthologies, and he has won a number of prizes and awards. His first book, Cheeseburger Subversive, is a funny, moving must-read young adult novel. Released in May 2003, it is now in its fourth printing. Featherless Bipeds, the exciting rock ’n’ roll sequel to Cheeseburger Subversive, was shortlisted for the 2007 Young Adult Book Award by the Canadian Library Association, and was a 2008/2009 Stellar Book Award (British Columbia’s Teen Readers’ Choice Award) nominee. Richard’s third young adult novel, the White Pine Award-winning The Monkeyface Chronicles, was published by Thistledown Press in April 2010. Richard lives in Toronto.

Books by the Author

Nothing Man and the Purple Zero - Richard Scarsbrook
ISBN 9781770863118 | 5.375" x 8" | TPB | $14.95 | Age: 13+

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