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  • "Quite wonderful . . . Jan Mark is one of the best children's writers of the age"

    Will Cohu, Daily Telegraph
  • "This is a compelling read which encapsulates po-faced beliefs, humour and a community of wonderful characters"

    Mary Arrigan, Sunday Tribune
  • "There is always a great deal of subtle pleasure to be had in reading a book by Jan Mark"

  • "A morality tale with a light touch . . . A gentle comedy with a serious side, often wittily inventive in the time-honoured Jan Mark manner"

    Books for Keeps
  • "A good example of Jan Mark's expertise . . . The narrative is good, the characters and the dialogue are convincing and the ending "open""


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