An utterly stunning, powerful and unforgettable novella by the highly acclaimed and much missed Mal Peet. Featuring sensitive full colour illustrations by talented rising star, Emma Shoard.
Mal Peet was a multi-award-winning author and illustrator from Norfolk. His awards have included the Carnegie Medal (2005), the Branford Boase (2004), and the Guardian Prize (2009). In 2017 he was nominated posthumously for the prestigious Carnegie Medal.
Emma Shoard is an illustrator and printmaker who graduated in 2011 from Kingston University’s Illustration & Animation course. She also works part-time as a bookseller for Daunt Books. Emma lives in London on a barge on the Thames.