“A marvelous, poignant tale. . . . Jacqueline’s best yet.”—Daily Telegraph (UK)
“Disturbingly perceptive and provocative.”—The Guardian (UK)
“A powerfully portrayed, sometimes shocking but ultimately uplifting story, this is a book not to be missed.”—The Bookseller (UK)
Winner of the Children’s Book of the Year Award in England
From the Hardcover edition.