Evie and the Animals
Matt Haig, Emily Gravett
WHEN EVIE TALKS TO ANIMALS . . . THEY TALK BACK.
Eleven-year-old Evie has a talent: a supertalent. She can HEAR what animals are thinking.
She promises to keep it top secret, but then an evil pet-thief strikes.
Every animal in town is in danger and only by DARING TO BE HERSELF can Evie save her furry and feathered friends.
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 * * 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 * * 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 * * Brilliant . . . Will make you laugh out loud, cheer on Evie and her awesome plans, and fall in love with the weird and wonderful animals that she meets * * Fun Kids * * 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 * * I couldn't put the book down! -- National Geographic Kids PRAISE FOR MATT HAIG'S BOOKS FOR CHILDREN: Absolutely brilliant -- CBBC Amazing * * Blue Peter * *
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