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Evie and the Animals
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As well as being a number one bestselling writer for adults, Matt Haig has won the Blue Peter Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize and been nominated three times for the Carnegie Medal for his stories for children and young adults. He has sold more than a million books in the UK and his work has been translated into over forty languages. Emily Gravett is an award-winning writer and illustrator. She won her first CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal with the picture book Wolves and received the award for a second time with Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears. Emily lives in Brighton with her family and their two dogs.

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Amazing -- CBBC Book Club
This highly edible story of a girl who wants to save the planet, with beautiful pictures by Emily Gravett, is most timely and will go down well with fans of Greta Thunberg . . . [A] cracking adventure * * The Times, Children's Book of the Week * *
Teaches children not to worry about fitting in . . . A suspenseful thriller, with a fine balance of peril and poignancy . . . Haig is a deeply engaging writer. This book will appeal to a wide range of readers - not just those who worry about fitting in * * Daily Telegraph * *
An exciting yarn with a message about compassion, the environment, and the need to recognise that everything in the natural world is connected, including humans * * Financial Times, Books of the Year * *
There are many environmental messages in this touching tale, which reinforces the importance of being true to yourself * * Daily Mail * *
An adventure for nature lovers * * Sunday Express * *
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be able to talk to animals? . . . Haig has written this entertaining story, which goes perfectly with drawings from brilliant illustrator Emily Gravett * * The Week Junior * *
Haig's exhilarating story has its fair share of thrills and spills but also plenty of important points to make about the interconnectedness of the natural world, environmental degradation, and humankind's mistreatment of animals * * Financial Times * *
A captivating and sensitive story about a child in all kinds of trouble - because she can understand what animals say * * New Statesman * *
Evie and the Animals, illustrated with humour and dexterity by Emily Gravett, is on the side of kindness and truthfulness . . . Short paragraphs and simple language are charged with warmth and joie de vivre * * Sunday Times * *

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