Book of the Week – The Times

“likely to be the best children’s book you will read this year … Peet is a profound storyteller and this haunting, moving story -sensitively illustrated by Emma Shoard’s atmospheric ink drawings – reminds us what riches he left behind and what treasures we are missing.”

“Told in simple language and illustrated with muted loveliness.” — The Sunday Times

Barrington Stoke Traces Mal Peet’s Family Tree.
Immortalising Beautiful Characters. How Emma Shoard Illustrated Mal Peet’s The Family Tree