The unforgotten coat belongs to Chingis, one of two Mongolian brothers Julie knew as a child.
After they unexpectedly turn up at her school ,Julie tries to help them to make sense of their new, unfamiliar surroundings.
The brothers speak of their fear of a demon that has the power to make people vanish.
Slowly, Julie learns the painful truth behind this demon. The Unforgotten Coat is ideal for exploring the themes of multiculturalism, immigration, cultural diversity and friendship.
This award-winning novel from hugely popular children's author Frank Cottrell Boyce also offers cross-curricular possibilities.