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A breathtakingly beautiful and lyrical novel
The Bookseller
A remarkable book that already feels like a classic, it is sure to become one
The Irish Times
This tale from rural Northumberland will stick with you...He explores our place in the world, our connection to nature. At some point it becomes a rather Blakean tale of self-discovery...rich, wise, and never boring
The Times Children's Book of the Week
Lyrical...hypnotic and beautifully written
The Daily Mail
Financial Times
David Almond's novels are so simple on the surface, so hauntingly mysterious in their depths
Financial Times
This is a book of hope and joy - get out of your comfort zone, explore the extraordinary, get in touch with nature and share in the belief that young & old can create a better world.
Young Writers