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The Lost Magician is a ‘Book of the Year’…

Posted on December 23, 2018

…in an astonishing number of publications. The response to this book is overwhelming. I’m so happy that so many have taken the story and its message to their hearts.

As well as featuring in many end of year /Christmas round ups in by numerous children’s book, teacher and literacy blogs, The Lost Magician is a Children’s Book of the Year in:

  • The Observer – ‘In recent years, Piers Torday has emerged as a major new voice’
  • The Times –‘Piers Torday has an unrelenting imagination, cleverly mixing nostalgia and modernity. After reading this you will never look at a bookmark n the same way.’
  • The Sunday Times – ‘The first in a trilogy, this is masterly storytelling, both entertaining and profound’
  • i newspaper – ‘A  wonderful story, if any book has the power to separate children from their screens, it’s this.’
  • Sunday Express – ‘A wonderful tribute to Narnia, CS Lewis and the magic of books and reading’
  • New Statesman –’Artistically daring…it is as much about storytelling as about creating an enjoyable story’