Horribly Famous: Al Capone and his Gang

You’ve probably heard of Al Capone. He is dead famous for: being handy with a machine gun, having one or two scars and hanging around with a rather nasty gang. But did you know that Al lived with his mum all his life, was a trend-setter in banana-coloured suits, and went bananas in Alcatraz prison?

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    Charecter seems a little scary in this book Didn’t really enjoy it it’s a boys book not for girly girls

    6 March 2014

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Authors

  • Alan MacDonald

    Alan MacDonald lives in Nottingham. He writes both non-fiction and fiction as well as writing for radio and TV. He has a particularly good track record for writing page-turning and accessible historical books.

    Awards

    Alan MacDonald won the Nottingham Children’s Book Award for The Great Brain Robbery in 2004.

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    Philip Reeve

    Philip Reeve is the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of the Mortal Engines books.

    Awards

    Philip has won many major awards, including the Nestle Smarties and Blue Peter prizes for Mortal Engines, the Guardian prize for A Darkling Plain and the Carnegie medal for Here Lies Arthur.

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