sevenstories’ CBR-III Review #23 – The Death Defying Pepper Roux by Geraldine McCaughrean

This delightfully unusual young adult novel far exceeded my rather average expectations and manages to merge a wonderful maincharacter with the rather unusual events that befall him into a lovely, heartwarming story with a vaguely subversive humour running through it. Another Carnegie contender, I can see why it was shortlisted, particularly as it is one of the more light-hearted novels on the shortlist.

http://acaseforbooks.blogspot.com/2011/05/23-death-defying-pepper-roux-by.html

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