• "A book for the whole family to treasure, the artwork shines with a strangely luminous beauty. A truly wonderful book"

  • "Moments of rage and poignancy . . . Christian Birmingham's atmospheric pictures powerfully expose the terrible beauty of the real world"

    Junior Education
  • "Beautifully craftered . . . not a word too many, not a word out of place . . . Birmingham's dramatic images hauntingly recreate the spellbinding text. A masterpiece to be reasured by young and old alike"

  • "An awe-inspiring and poignant glimpse of nature's inner workings"

    Publishers Weekly
  • "A chokingly moving, unsentimental story of a boy's attachment to a swan"

    Literary Review