10 Aug The Boy Who Drew the Future – Rhian Ivory
The Boy Who Drew the Future
Published in 2015
• Firefly Press
• Kirsty McLachlan, David Godwin Associates
• Nominated for the Carnegie Medal 2017
• Calderdale Children’s Book of the Year 2016
• Shortlisted for the Shropshire Teenage Book Awards Book of the Year 2017
• Wirral Children’s Paperback of the Year 2017
What makes the story so absorbing is that Noah is a modern teenager while Blaze is a boy accused of witchcraft in the 1860s. Secrets start to emerge as danger grows and Ivory keeps the tension high in this taut novel.
The Telegraph, Best YA Books of 2015
Rhian was born in Swansea but moved to the Brecon Beacons where she went to school until 11. She returned to Wales as an adult to study English Literature at Aberystwyth. She currently lives in Rutland, the smallest county in the country and is a National Trust writer in residence at Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood.