Age: 9+ Noah Barleywater Runs Away, by John Boyne
Written by the author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, John Boyne tells a very different story in Noah Barleywater Runs Away.
It is magical, quirky and captivating and makes a great read for those who enjoy something a little unusual.
The plot does what it says on the tin – 8 year old Noah Barleywater runs away from home. The reason for his running away is not clear at first but is gradually revealed as the story unfolds. Read the rest of this entry