An inquisitive little boy follows a fly and is catapulted into an unexpected, colourful world, which is both mystifying and exciting.
Even though they do not speak the same language, he is at once made to feel welcome by the strange creatures he encounters. He experiences kindness and humour on his adventures, which are displayed in beautifully detailed spreads. He even manages to crash a wedding party!
Beautifully told through whimsical pencil illustrations, this wordless picture book showcases the true power of curiosity and finding friendship in unexpected places. A joy for all ages.
As much as we love London, it is a breath of fresh air to read a novel set in rural Ireland. Following on from her captivating debut novel, The Accident Season, Moira Fowley-Dowler’s atmospheric mystery, The Spell Book of the Lost and Found, is another enticing read.
Olive and Rose our two main protagonists have been to a summer party and each has lost something.
Someone had cast a spell to find their lost objects but all magic has a cost - for all the lost things called forward, people all over town are losing something in return. Small inconsequential losses are followed by friends drifting apart and when more important things go lost, tensions arise.
Pages of a diary start to show up in unexpected places telling a story of an exciting new friendship that starts to gain more sinister undertones. Following the trail of these pages, Olive and Rose meet Ivy, Hazel and Rowan – three teens squatting in a half built house on the edge of the town. They have their own losses and their own secr...