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Book of the week
Simon David Eden
Just imagine what would happen if the animals of the world finally lost their patience with mankind, and were driven to take direct action against us because of the terrible damage we’ve been wreaking on the natural world. Just imagine if they ganged up together to fight back.
(Faber & Faber)
Ross Montgomery’s first book was shortlisted for the Branford Boase and the Costa Book Award and he follows it up with this humorous take on the restrictions placed on children in the name of safety
Set in the real world of today, into which magic breaks through, this is an intriguing fantasy for young readers KS2/3. Womack takes the traditional quest as the narrative framework, one that will be both recognisable and satisfying to his audience