Dads leave home all the time. It’s not that unusual, really. Jack’s dad ran off with another woman. So did Mo’s. But Archie’s? That’s a different story – a story that Archie must keep to himself at all costs...
Nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2019
Pitcher packs a novel's worth of emotion into this slim volume
The Irish Times
My name is Tess Turner – at least, that’s what I’ve always been told.
I have a voice, but it isn’t mine. It used to say things so I’d fit in. It used to tell the universe I was something I wasn’t. It lied.
It never occurred to me that everyone else was lying, too…
Nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2016
Pitcher excels at the emotional tangles of adolescence ... Another winner from the author of the bestselling Ketchup Clouds
The Daily Mail
Winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2013
Powerful and utterly original
Winner of the Branford Boase Award 2012
It's funny. It's truthful. It lives off the page. It has a warmth you can bask in; an honesty you can cut with a knife