Reviews

  • "Smart and funny. It will tug at your heartstrings"

    Dawn O'Porter
  • "This delectable novel... Historically evocative and full of amusing thoughts, it scoots along with wind in its sails."

    Nicolette Jones, Sunday Times, Children's Book of the Week
  • "This original and tender comic novel is an apparent contradiction: a hugely funny story about grief, parental alcoholism and loneliness"

    Imogen Russell Williams, Guardian
  • "Touching, warm, heart breaking and hilarious."

    Vivian French, BookTrust - Best Kids' Books of 2018
  • "...poignant yet funny novel"

    Mail on Sunday - Books of the Year 2018