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Cruel To Be Kind : Saying No Can Save a Child's Life - Cathy Glass

Cruel To Be Kind

Saying No Can Save a Child's Life


Published: 8th September 2017
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Cruel To Be Kind is the true story of Max, aged 6. He is fostered by Cathy while his mother is in hospital with complications from type 2 diabetes.

Fostering Max gets off to a bad start when his mother, Caz, complains and threatens Cathy even before Max has moved in. Cathy and her family are shocked when they first meet Max. But his social worker isn’t the only one in denial; his whole family are too.

About the Author

Cathy has been a foster carer for over 25 years, during which time she has looked after more than 100 children, of all ages and backgrounds. She has three teenage children of her own; one of whom was adopted after a long-term foster placement. The name Cathy Glass is a pseudonym.Cathy has written 17 books, including bestselling memoirs Cut, Hidden and Mummy Told Me Not To Tell.


Bit disappointing


It read like my diary - "then we did this; then we did that..." going into unnecessary detail, I thought. I became quite frustrated with the writing style. Having said that, I read to the end because the storyline was good.

Perth, WA


Cruel To Be Kind

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ISBN: 9780008252007
ISBN-10: 0008252009
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 8th September 2017
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.0 x 13.4  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.22