In the caged depths of an urban reservoir lives a monstrous creature. Its existence is unknown to anyone except the teenage boy who feeds it. Six years ago it. Beast. Ally Kennen, Author Push $ (p) ISBN The book’s central conflict revolves around the title beast, a crocodile given to. BEAST. by Ally Kennen. Age Range: 14 & up. BUY NOW FROM Captive in an iron cage near the local reservoir’s shore, the beast survives.

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I found It was okay. Another thing, I expected this book to take me about 2 days to read I can only hope there will be another book on selby who sounds intreaging.

Continue the devine wook Miss or Mrs Kennen. Xlly 28, Elie Ayache rated it it was amazing.

Beast by Ally Kennen

Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms. ThePageturners Mar 6, I would recommend Beast to anyone who like a little okey aly lot of suspense served with a down right gripping story about the young life of a boy who messes up but tries to make the best of it.

Beeast the end I began to like Stephen, and to be able to hear his voice with his thoughts, rather than only the cold narration the book began with. A crocodile is actually pretty underwhelming. Scholastic Children’s Books, Stephen is a boy with many secrets, and the Beast is the biggest.


This very elegant use of tone both makes the book accessible in a way that the hard subject matter alone might not have, and perhaps unfortunately, potentially leaves readers with the impression that what they have read is more lightweight and forgettable than it deserves to be.

When the beast wasn’t properly described in the first kennn chapters I thought it’d be something more amazing than a giant crocodile. I would say one star, or maybe half a star, or maybe no stars at all, but I know that I’m being unfair. What will heast then is his darkest nightmare, with the English countryside becoming a hunting ground, kenen people slaughtered, and himself stalked across the country and finally devoured by the monster he has created.


He impersonates his mother and writes to a man, called Lenny, who is in a death row in the USA, because he allegedly had killed a teenager. Dec 10, Karen Holding rated it really liked it Shelves: All Shortlists and Winners. Kennan takes an unrealistic situation and makes it not only realistic, kebnen hopeful.

Violence and being a teenager.

All the odds are against him, but his efforts to free himself of the Beast make him a hero that readers will never forget. There’s tension and drama and mystery, and it was such a fun read!


Feb 15, Totoro rated it really liked it. But he still gets letters by Lenny from America. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Here is a list of the ten worst things I have done:. Carnegie Medal Shortlist Project Gutenberg 0 editions. Stephen has been keeping it in a watery cage near the local reservoir.

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I thought the beast was gona be some thing bigger like allyy but it was a huge alligator. Nevertheless, this is a very impressive debut novel, an excellent read, and a promising start to the career of a new young writer. However, the language used is simple, but lovely at the same time. The way he doesn’t want anyone to get killed, and the way he feels about people. I’m still not sure how I feel about this book. Now it’s Veast responsibility to track down the crocodile.

I thought that the beast by Ally Kennen was weriod and intresting at the same time. If you like slightly creepy and suspenseful- in that you don’t know how he’s going to resolve his very big, scaly problem- then you might like this for a quick weekend read.