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My Name is River Reviews

My Name is River by Emma Rea

My Name is River

Emma Rea

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1 review

Category: Children's
Imprint: Firefly Press Ltd
Publisher: Firefly Press Ltd
Publication date: 6 Aug 2020
ISBN: 9781913102142

When Dylans' farm is snatched away by a huge global company, he can't just sit back and watch. But the journey to rescue his home takes him deep into the heart of the Amazon. With the help of Lucia, a street kid armed with a thesaurus and a Great Dane puppy, he uncovers dark and dangerous secrets and learns some surprising truths.

  • The Sunday TimesChildren's Book of the Week
4 stars out of 5
Nicolette Jones
26 Jul 2020

"This is the kind of adventure everyone likes to imagine when young"

Facing unexpected perils, and befriended by a girl from a favela whose eccentric English is learnt from a thesaurus, Dylan learns how many possibilities life offers, but also finds his happy ending. This is the kind of adventure everyone likes to imagine when young, about being ingenious and brave and outwitting adults.