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Flour babies is a meaningful novel about a class of 14 year olds receiving a sack of flour each which they must look after for 4 weeks. Simon Martin's father left him when he was a baby and this flour baby helps him understand about parenting and why his father left.
Simon is a teenage slob,who doesn't pay any attention to school work what so ever until he chooses home economics in a science fair and receives a flour baby.
Simon manages to persuade hisf riends into thinking that at the end of the project they can kick they're flour babies to bits,this was because he over heard a conversation/arguement between Dr Feltham and his form tutor.
To start with he hates her but… Read more