Reviews

  • "Rich in atmosphere and gently humorous, this is a delightful small-scale but epic adventure . . . A book to savour"

    Julia Eccleshare
  • "Very special"

    Guardian
  • "Just occasionally, a gentle funny little book pops up in which the story, tone, illustrations and even cover are so perfectly attuned to each other, and to the children for whom it is intended, that it lifts one's spirits. This is such a book"

    The Daily Mail
  • "A charming journey of discovery at sea for eight year olds and above"

    The Daily Telegraph
  • "One of the most original children's books I've ever read"

    Philip Reeve