|Strange Encounter tells the story of two very different children, a bright, fortunate girl and a not so fortunate boy. In the most bizarre of places they form an unusual friendship, learning from each other and offering a rare kind of salvation.|
|The Strange Encounter of Sally Shakespeare and Toby Tinker|
by Adam Rawlins
Published October 2013
A Boy Arrives is a tale full of gentle humour and affection, long-listed in The Times/Chicken House Competition for Best Children’s Book, 2008.
I wouldn’t be at all surprised to see it on our television screens before too long. Review, The School Librarian, Autumn 2012
One of the funniest books I’ve ever read! William Shirras, impartial critic, aged 11
For capable readers who like to laugh.