Rauf's latest has a quite brilliant premise in which the bully, not the bullied, tells his tale. A thought-provoking and often very funny story which constantly plays with reader expectations.
A hopeful, sensitive page-turner that proves that no one is ever a lost cause.
Rauf is a remarkable storyteller - 'The Boy at The Back of The Class' is a must read - and this is another thought-provoking, well-written novel. Age 9+
Rauf's books tackle challenging subjects and this is no exception, illuminating both the tragedy of homelessness and the power of unseen acts of kindness in our midst.
Onjali Q. Rauf won a raft of awards for The Boy At The Back Of The Class and she returns with The Night Bus Hero. In this lively, entertaining read, an unsettling encounter with a homeless man sets school bully Hector on the trail of robbers.