A powerful and unsettling novella from the beloved Mal Peet, with stunning illustrations from Kate Greenaway longlisted Emma Shoard.
MAL PEET was a multi-award-winning novelist best known for his young adult fiction, including Keeper, Tamar, and Exposure. His novels were nominated for and won several awards including the Carnegie Medal, the Branford Boase Award, and the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize. In 2017 his final novel Beck was nominated for the Carnegie Medal. Mal passed away in 2015.
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. In 2018 Emma was longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal for her illustration of Siobhan Dowd's The Pavee and the Buffer Girl.