To aid his recovery from a life-threatening illness Jordan and his family move out of the city for a healthy new start. Jordan's getting enough funny looks as the new boy at school as it is, without his Mum giving him homemade soup every day for lunch! But when Jordan meets a homeless man called Harry, and gives him the soup, it is the start of an unlikely friendship.
"A really heartwarming story exploring homelessness, cancer and the idea of small gestures creating a big impact on those around us." - Waterstones bookseller review
"This is a great story. Lots going on, engaging characters, a powerful message. There are themes regarding terminal illness, death and grieving, bullying, homelessness, as well as family, friendship, charity and compassion. Fantastic!" - More About Books
"There is much to enjoy here for sensitive young bookworms who care deeply about social issues." - The Oxford Writer
"It is a book that I would suggest is shared – both because many children will need and/or want the opportunity to discuss the emerging story line with their adults and because many adults will really enjoy it too. Most definitely 5 out of 5 stars." - Mrs Sydney's Famous World's Smallest Library.
"I absolutely loved it. This is surely going to be the next best seller!" - Daisy Rose, young reader.
"Once you start reading this book, you won't be able to put it down. It is a story that grips you and makes you feel such a wide range of emotions." - Joseph Dodsworth, young reader.
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