From I, Coriander to Invisible in a Bright Light, Sally Gardner's first middle grade novel in 14 years soars with the imagination of a master story-teller. A pitch-perfect story about a crystal chandelier that splinters into a thousand pieces, a girl abandoned as a baby on the steps of an opera house and a dangerous game called the Reckoning.
In Dyslexia Awareness Week we have two beautiful poems, DyslexiaaAAARGH by Ros Asquith and The Box by Sally Gardner (who is herself dyslexic) which explore the frustrations as well as the imagination-charged upsides of dyslexia
Bewitching, puzzling and exciting: as usual Ms Gardner keeps readers on their toes with a dramatic tale of danger, loss, jealousy and a deadly game, all set in the wings of a theatre. Who is evil, and how far they are prepared to go to achieve their aims? And, more importantly, just who is the heroine?