I so enjoyed reading this to my daughter, who was equally riveted.
We'd loved The Marzipan Pig, which remains my favourite short story, so we tried this and weren't... Read more
This is a lovely edition of Hoban's touching and thought-provoking children's classic, which has plenty for the adult as well.Published 7 months ago by Nicco
Such a beautiful book. I first read it over 35 years ago - my younger brother bought it at a school book fayre because they had to buy something. Read morePublished 9 months ago by NBF
The Mouse and his Child face the perennial problem of how to reach autonomy or self winding. They do it, as anyone must, by facing life's challenges with courage and belief. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Marvidbrewer
A tough, funny and odd story of clockwork toys, with a Samuel Beckett parody and pre-frontal lobotomy. Why would you not want to read this? Read morePublished 19 months ago by Exkingzog