The Skylarks' War
"...this dense, beautifully unravelled family saga may be her best book yet...."
— The Daily Telegraph
5 out of 5
Magda Szabo, Len Rix
"Katalin Street’s effect on me was so extraordinary that at first I couldn’t decide what was most extraordinary about it..."
"Even in its tragic details, it is lyrical and playful, shaking and shimmering with energy..."
— The Guardian
A First Book of the Sea
Nicola Davies, Emily Sutton
"a particularly delightful anthology of poems..."
The Restless Girls
Jessie Burton, Angela Barrett
"a wonderful, magic-realist feminist fantasy..."
— Book Trust
The Clockwork Crow
"this wintry enchantment is suspenseful, resonant of folk tales and perfect to curl up with in the cold..."
— The Sunday Times
The Italian Teacher
"The Italian Teacher is often wickedly funny - Rachman has an eye for life's cruelty worthy of Waugh..."
"According to Shepherd, “pathology tells its own story”, and he shows this brilliantly..."
Beastie Boys Book
Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz
"few books took a timelier Polaroid..."
— The Observer
I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree
"...a beautifully illustrated collection of nature poems for children – one for every day of the year..."
— The Independent