Here is another lovely review from a participant in my blog tour. She has a background in teaching and schools too, so if I had struck a false note she would have found me out! What would we do without book bloggers?
Thanks to Ann Cater of Random Things Tours for organising this blog tour and to Jessica Norrie for a copy of this book in exchange for a honest and unbiased review.
Outer London, September 2016, and neighbouring eight-year-olds have homework: prepare a traditional story to perform with their families at a school festival. But Nathan’s father thinks his son would be better off doing sums; Sky’s mother’s enthusiasm is as fleeting as her bank balance, and there’s a threatening shadow hanging over poor Alka’s family. Only Mandeep’s fragile grandmother and new girl Xoriyo really understand the magical powers of storytelling. As national events and individual challenges jostle for the adults’ attention, can these two bring everyone together to ensure the show will go on?
I must admit that I got an expected but completely welcome surprise when I read this book. The magic carpet is an intricate…
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