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APR 28, 2014 - New Statesman

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Robots and runaways: the best children’s books this season

Amanda Craig rounds up the best new offerings for young people. Cat among the pigeons: from A First Book of Nature by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Mark Hearld A number of startlingly good new novels for teenagers and young adults share the theme of imprisonment. Of these, Sally Green’s debut, Half Bad (Penguin, £7.99,  13-plus), is the most remarkable. Like J K Rowling, Green has taken the idea of a secret society of magical families living among us and done something new. The narrator is a teenage boy who is kept outside in a cage; in effect, he is what Harry Potter would have been if ... Read More

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