The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket

Author: John Boyne

Publisher: Doubleday 2012

Barnaby Brocket is born into the most normal family in the world but is a rather unusual boy. He floats. His family despises him and wants to get rid of him. Then one day a terrible thing happens… Continue reading


Stay Where You Are and Then Leave

Author: John Boyne

Publisher: Double Day 2013

Every night Alfie tries to remember what it was like before the war began so that it might be like that again. But every day it gets harder and harder. Where is Georgie, Alfie’s dad? Alfie’s mum, Margie, says he is on a secret mission for the government, but Alfie doesn’t believe her. Continue reading