Children’s book of the week: Notes on My Family by Emily Critchley Reviews by Nicolette Jones July 8 2018, 12:01am, The Sunday Times Books This exceptional young adult/crossover debut is the compelling, sharply observed story of a family in crisis told, in an understated narrative voice reminiscent of Mark Haddon or
It's great to see Notes on my Family on the short list of this brand new and exciting award, created by Polly Ho Yen who has written Boy in the Tower and Fly me Home.
We are looking for a vibrant debut novel for young adults, a book set in today's multi-cultural Britain. Sharp dialogue, a story that's got the feel of here and now, the street and the city today. Atmosphere is important, both physical and psychological. It can be any city in the
Congratulations to Emily ! They say that the Branford Boase is 'the one to watch' because it tends to find the best books of the year. Notes on my Family has been praised by a host of writers and bloggers. It's not surprising that it is on the long list
Thanks to Waterstones Hampstead for hosting the launch of King Bones !