The Wanderer

The Wanderer

The Wanderer Book Details The WandererPeter Van den Ende, London: Pushkin Press, hb.  978 1 7826 9286 7, 2020, £16.99, 96pp.[First published in the Netherlands as Zwerveling, Querido, 2019]Fiction, wordless picture book, 5+ years BACK TO REVIEWS A paper boat makes its...
The Phoenix of Persia

The Phoenix of Persia

The Phoenix of Persia Book Details The Phoenix of PersiaSally Pomme Clayton, Illus. Amin Hassanzadeh Sharif. London: Tiny Owl, hb. 978 1 9103 2843 9, 2019, £12.99, 32pp. Picture book, 6+ years BACK TO REVIEWS When the wish of King Sam and Queen Aram is granted and...
Pebble

Pebble

Pebble Book Details PebbleJulia Jones, illus. Claudia Myatt, Chelmsford: Golden Duck, pb, 978 1 8992 6239 7, £8.99, 2018, 303pp.Fiction, 12-16 years     BACK TO REVIEWS Over the past seven years I’ve reviewed five of Julia Jones’ books in what started as the...