Who said you can't judge a book by its cover??
When I first saw the cover of this book, I knew it was going to be special. Frances Watts is an exquisite writer, capable of creating engaging characters and shaping entertaining and thought-provoking stories. However, I really think it was the illustration gracing the cover that first captured my attention. Throughout the book, the rich colour palette and expressive characters were the perfect accompaniment to Watts' lyrical and alliterative text.
With themes of persistence, friendship and embracing life's unexpected twists and turns, this book certainly met, and possibly exceeded, my expectations.
Highly, highly recommended.
Please find here an assorted mix of what I tend to read - new books, old books, birthday gifts, gifts to myself, books from my to-be-read pile, fiction, non-fiction, memoirs - basically a weird assortment of goodies! My comments here are simply thought-bubbles, rather than formal book reviews. Stream of consciousness. Please share your comments and connect. I love a reading community!