"… a strong account of what it means to be living in exile, yet dreaming of returning home. Endorsed by Amnesty International, this book will have a particular impact for teenagers feeling – rightly – angry about dispossession and ethnic cleansing."
‘… a heartwarming magical-realist tale with a tough urban edge, set in contemporary Ukraine. It shares…a sense of intense pleasure in nature and a commitment to the world’s tendency to right itself for brave and imaginative children.’
Jack and the Dragon's Tooth
‘These four recent books from Barrington Stoke are each so superb in story, writing, design and illustration.’
Give Me Shelter
‘Moving collection of 11 powerful narratives, quite different in their particulars but astonishingly similar in their sense of loss and loneliness.’
School Library Journal
Under The Weather
"This collection of powerfully written stories explores the issues surrounding climate change in personal terms and brings them vividly to life for children. Offering warnings and inspirations in equal measure, these stories traverse the world, including Siberia, Canada, Sri Lanka, The Carribean, and many more locations."
Half as Big
Medio Pollito is tired of being a big fish in a small pond.
At least, that's what he thinks he is. In fact, he's the smallest chicken in a big yard, but his opinion of himself is big enough for two. So he decides to go to the city and visit the king. His mother gives him two words of advice: be polite and helpful to everyone, and keep away from the cook in the king's kitchen. Unfortunately, Medio Pollito doesn't listen to her...
A lively retelling of a Mexican folk tale.