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The Garbage King

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Inspired by the true story of an African childhood lived on the edge of destitution, award-winning Elizabeth Laird's The Garbage King takes readers on an unforgettable emotional journey. When Mamo's mother dies, he is abandoned in the shanties of Addis Ababa. Stolen by a child-trafficker and sold to a farmer, he is cruelly treated. Escaping back to the city, he meets another, very different runaway. Dani is rich, educated - and fleeing his tyrannical father. Together they join a gang of homeless street boys who survive ...

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The Garbage King
2016, Macmillan Children's Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781509802951

Mass-market paperback

The Garbage King
2004, Macmillan Children's Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780330415026

Unabridged edition

Mass-market paperback

The Garbage King
2004, Heinemann, Harlow

ISBN-13: 9780435130541

Hardcover

The Garbage King
2003, Barron's Educational Series, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780764126260

Trade paperback

The Garbage King
2003, B.E.S. Publishing, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780764156793

Hardcover

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