'Enchanted by his delightful drawings.' (Dinah Hall Sunday Telegraph
[A] charming, finely produced little treasure, told with clarity, wit and lightness (Nicolette Jones Sunday Times
[A] little gem of vivid imagination, gentle humour and moral message ... An impressive debutwhich Crook has illustrated himself with atmospheric black and white drawings. Let's hope there's more to come. (Sally Morris Daily Mail
[A]n instant classic. Timeless in aspects, it's warm, brisk, no-nonsense and absolutely clear. It's funny without forcing out the jokes, involving while having a for-all-comers simplicity, and effective at everything it tries to do ... [A] quite beautiful book of charming lightheartedness, fine invention and warm, gripping drama. (The Bookbag
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A timeless, beautifully-written and illustrated novel by Pirates of the Caribbean and The Office actor, Mackenzie Crook.