Mummy Told Me Not To Tell
Cathy Glass

Mummy Told Me Not To Tell

Seven-year-old Reece was the last of six siblings to be taken into foster care. By the time he arrived at Cathy’s his disruptive behaviour had seen him go through four carers in little over a month. But as an experienced foster carer, with a reputation for handling difficult children, Cathy welcomed Reece into her home, despite knowing virtually nothing about his family history.

Little by little Reece began to warm to Cathy and her family, and learned to trust those around him. But his total refusal to discuss anything to do with his home life suggested there was more to his behaviour than the social services knew or understood. When Cathy was finally allowed to read his files she discovered the truth was far more shocking than could ever have imagined …

Book Details:

  • Author: Cathy Glass
  • Published Year: 2010
  • Rights Sold
    • UK: Harper Collins
    • France: L’Archipel
    • Poland: Hachette
    • Portugal: Presenca
    • Sweden: Tukan Forlag

Cathy Glass

Cathy has been a foster carer for over 25 years, during which time she has looked after more than 150 children, of all ages and backgrounds. She is a specialist foster carer, also referred to as a level three carer, which means she often looks after children with complex needs or those with very challenging behaviour. Much of her inspiration for writing comes from fostering. She was awarded a degree in education and psychology, as a mature student. Cathy has always combined fostering with writing, rising very early every morning in order to write, before the day begins with her ever changi...
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Book Reviews

  • "  British author Cathy Glass scored a rare 'double' after two of her titles reached the Top 20 bestselling list. Mummy Told me Not to Tell (HarperCollins), her latest title, shot straight into the Sunday Times paperback non-fiction chart at number eight for the week ending October 16. It joined her previous book, I Miss Mummy (also HarperCollins). "
    Lovereading.co.uk
  • "  It is very well written, and is one of that books that you just want to keep reading. Provides moments of happiness, yet can also bring a tear to the eye. "
    Play.com
  • "  This book will make you smile, feel sad, cry and feel proud of the inspirational little boy. "
    amazon.co.uk