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  • "A vivid, enthralling historical adventure by an author so skilled in the field that she makes it look easy. . . Dickens would have approved!"

    Andrea Reece, Books for Keeps 'Book of the Week'
  • "Barbara Mitchelhill is on a real winning streak with her historical novels, which are perfectly suited to upper KS2 . . . Without doubt a very valuable addition to class libraries."

    Joy Court, Reading Zone
  • "A beautiful story"

    Western Morning News
  • "Readers will be caught up in the heart-in-mouth twists and turns of the plot and the relentless problems faced by the indomitable threesome and their dog"

  • "An exciting story full of courage, adventure and lyalty, told with great humour"

    Children's Books Ireland, Recommended Reads

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