- Fantasy Worlds - awesome adventures of magic and mystery
Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Awards 2016 and the Scottish Children's Book Awards 2016. When the mysterious Nowhere Emporium arrives in Glasgow, orphan Daniel gets drawn into its magical world. A riot of imagination and fantasy.
Loved this book! Will be reading the sequels. Great twists and turns in the story which builds suspense.
This fiction book was gripping, tense and amazing. My favourite character was Lucien Silver because he was so mysterious and was the creator of the nowhere emporium. I would definitely recommend this book to children in y5&6.
Duchess Aspidistra Bumblebee 29.08.2020
It took me a while to get into this book as I don't tend to read things that are fantastical but having bought it as a gift for a friend, I decided to read it too. Some dark things happen but I think as an adult, you picture them more graphically and read more into them than if you were a younger reader. I liked the dynamics of the two central characters, Daniel and Ellie, and enjoyed how the plot was exposed in a back and forth way. Once I had found my way in, I read the book quickly, wanting to explore the emporium and unravel the mystery with the characters.
UKS2. Loved it! Like the adult book The Night Circus but for children.