Last Lesson is about Ollie Morcombe, a once star pupil who, following an accident, is now an outcast and a target of the school bullies who make his life hell. On the last day of school he brings those bullies a gift - a homemade bomb pipe.
James, who works as a car mechanic and wrote a lot of the book at his workbench, was one of DHH's original #PitchDHH-ers back in April 2017, and we couldn't be more thrilled for him.
PRH Children's Ben Horslen bought world rights at auction from Harry Illingworth and the "eye opening" book is due for publication in spring 2020.
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