This dystopian novel won this year’s Little Rebels Award this month. The book, aimed at readers over 12, describes how a financial crash in Britain leads to a nightmare.
After social collapse it is people from Britain who are forced by economic circumstances to flee to other countries.
Matt, who narrates the story, is seeking refuge in France.
He and his family face a series of tough moral dilemmas in their struggle to survive.
A familiar concept with a twist
The impact of industrial agriculture
A film that deserves its acclaim