• "This is a lovely book, with fine line drawings, the sort you'd be happy to see a boy of eight reading, and I hope it is the beginning of a series"

    Toby Clements, Daily Telegraph
  • "Told in beautiful clear prose, this short novel does not try to emulate the historical fiction published in the Antelope and Gazelle series of 1960s-1980s by such authors as Rosemary Sutcliff, but gives the reader a glimpse of a past era in a different, humorous way"

    Janet Fisher, Books for Keeps