Saving Danny
Cathy Glass

Saving Danny


It’s a dark cold winter’s evening when Cathy is asked to help search for little Danny. The social worker went to Danny’s school that afternoon to tell him he was going into care and he’d run away screaming and couldn’t be found. The police, staff and social worker are already searching the grounds of the school and the police helicopter is on its way.

Eventually Danny is found, safe but very scared. He clings desperately to Cathy as she carries him to her car to take him home. So begins the true story of little Danny whose mother couldn’t cope with her son’s autistic behaviour and whose father has rejected him for being different. 

Book Details:

  • Author: Cathy Glass
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    • UK: Harper Collins
Cathy Glass

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

  • "Cathy Glass broke new ground in 2007 when she first started writing about the world of social services in her poignant and revealing books... Used by trainers and practitioners working in childcare and child protection, real-life stories such as Danny's have helped to move and inspire a generation of foster carers."
    Daily Mirror
  • "Poignant and revealing…real-life stories such as Danny’s have helped  to move and inspire a generation…."
    The Sunday Mirror.
  • "Another absolutely brilliant story from Cathy."
  • "Another excellent production."
  • "Another great read from Cathy Glass."
    Amazon reviewer
  • "A well written and beautiful story. Deserves all the praise it is receiving."
  • "A brilliant book, "
  • "A wonderful heart warming book"
    Amazon reviewer
  • "Emotional and evocative. "