• "Ingeniously constructed, and as transfixing as the sighting of a UFO"

    Nicolette Jones, Sunday Times
  • "A powerful, at times bleak and brutal, read for older teenagers"

    Fiona Noble, The Bookseller
  • "A beautifully written and thought-provoking book about aliens whose lessons on human empathy reach as high as the heavens"

    Big Issue, Kids' Books of 2017
  • "A demanding read with many rewards... this novel reflects an exploratory mind, uncompromising yet respectful towards his readers' capacity for agile responses"

    Books for Keeps
  • "A thought-provoking book which deals honestly with some important issues including child abuse, bullying and verbal abuse... it impresses on every young person the importance of speaking up, and on every adult, the need to listen and support"