Bestselling author Henning Mankell's only book for young readers.
Henning Mankell was born in 1948 in Stockholm and grew up in Sweden. At the beginning of the nineties he developed the first novel about an inconspicuous Swedish policeman. The Inspector Wallander novels are now a prize-winning series, consistently at the top of bestseller lists throughout Europe. His novel Sidetracked won the CWA Gold Dagger in 2001. He has worked as an actor, theatre director and manager in Sweden and in Mozambique, where he is head of Teatro Avenida.
"A charming story... there are some lovely line drawings to
complement the story" * www.writeaway.org.uk *
"Beautiful and moving - a modern fairy tale." * Carousel *
"Touching and wise, this is also a richly enjoyable story." * Books for Keeps *
"This is a beautifully written, powerful story. Follow Lukas as he seeks understanding on his emotional journey - and share his dreams." * Families Magazine *
"The quality of writing shines through, and for the right child it will prove both thoughtful and moving." * School Librarian *