Jarvis's gleeful descriptions of life in the sewers will delight the book's more bloodthristy readers. (tes teacher
This books begins a new Deptford series for younger children featuring the same brilliantly imagined and realised subterranean world. Scray and exciting , this book will grip readers from the very first page. (Teaching and Learning
Jarvis isn't afraid to paint darkness into his novels, but his narrative landscapes also include warmth and humour. (Scottish Sunday Herald
Jarvis is a real storyteller and the tale lends itself to some wonderfullly descriptive and amusing phrases. (Carousel Spring 05
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