Friend or Foe

Swedish title: Värsta vänner

Series: Friends 4-ever

Category: Children / Fiction 6-9

Pub date: 28-12-2020

Format: 148 x 210 mm, 64 pages, colour

Friend or Foe

Marie Oskarsson, illustrated by Helena Bergendahl

It’s raining and Jack can’t find his rain clothes to play rain hockey with his friend Edvin. Ali teaches Jack to play chess instead. It’s more fun than Jack expected. In fact it’s so much fun that he wants to play it again and again. This doesn’t go down well with Edvin. Why can’t they just play football like they always do? But instead of persuading Jack, Edvin goes after Ali and turns really mean when he doesn’t get his way…

This is the seventh book in the popular series about life at a youth centre. In Friend or Foe, Marie Oskarsson and Helena Bergendahl approach the difficult subject of bullying in a way that sheds light on interesting dilemmas and gives the reader a chance to empathise with both the bully’s and the victim’s points of view.

Mathilde Coffy

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