Thanks to Sally Cronin at Smorgasbord for featuring ‘His Ladyship’ in her Christmas Book Fair.
Welcome to the Christmas Book Fair and today contemporary novels exploring the human condition for book lovers everywhere.
The first novel is by Jessica Norrie set in a community of parents and children, and a book I can recommend The Magic Carpet.
About the book
Outer London, September 2016, and neighbouring eight-year-olds have homework: prepare a traditional story to perform with their families at a school festival. But Nathan’s father thinks his son would be better off doing sums; Sky’s mother’s enthusiasm is as fleeting as her bank balance, and there’s a threatening shadow hanging over poor Alka’s family. Only Mandeep’s fragile grandmother and new girl Xoriyo really understand the magical powers of storytelling. As national events and individual challenges jostle for the adults’ attention, can these two bring everyone together to ensure the show will go on?
One of the reviews for the book
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