• The tender and surprising story is enriched by the scenery of Sussex lanes in summer . . . Briggs places magic in the context of the everyday and moves us

    The Sunday Times
  • Puts sentiment, science and imagination comfortably side by side

  • A lovely blending of realism with a child's imagination and a magical world

    The Bookseller
  • Briggs is on top form once more with this strange and moving story

    Books for Keeps
  • A tale of childhood joy and innocence, this has the hallmark of a Brigg's classic, where, for a moment, reality is suspended and imagination takes over

    Manchester Evening News

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