Owen and the Soldier – Out Now!
Owen and the Soldier is out TODAY! This is my little novella with the brilliant publisher, Barrington Stoke. I can’t wait for you to read this book. I am so very proud of it! It is a story about the importance of remembering and being brave…
A crumbling stone soldier sits on a bench in the park. Only Owen understands how important he is. At home, Owen and his mum are struggling and there’s nobody he can talk to. Hidden away in the park, Owen feels free to be himself. When the war-weary soldier is listening, his worries slip away. But nobody else cares about the soldier, and the town council want to tear him down. Owen’s the only one who can save him but can he find the courage to speak up before it’s too late? A touching story of loss and remembrance. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+