Author(s): Matthew Green
Told from the point of view of a child's imaginary friend, this is a stunning, gorgeous read in the vein of Curious Incident of the Dog...
For readers who loved Room and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: a heartwarming, heartbreaking story of love, loyalty and the power of the imagination - a novel perfect for anyone who ever had a friend ... real or otherwise.
Long-listed for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2014.
From no. 1 bestselling author Jodi Picoult: 'A novel as creative, brave, and pitch-perfect as its narrator, an imaginary friend named Budo, who reminds us that bravery comes in the most unlikely forms. It has been a long time since I read a book that has captured me so completely, and has wowed me with its unique vision. You've never read a book like this before. As Budo himself might say: Believe me' Jodi Picoult Remarkably fun, has adventure and mystery and unlike anything you'll have read before ... It is undeniably an absorbing story that is more than a little magical Bookbag blog An endearing tale of love, loyalty and the extraordinary power of a child's imagination Glamour This story is simultaneously heartbreaking and uplifting, essentially celebrating the extraordinary power of the mind Image Magazine A captivating novel that you'll want to read in one sitting Bella This debut is a fantastic idea that'll really capture the imagination Star Uplifting..Don't Miss Woman and Home An endearing tale of love, loyalty and the extraordinary power of a child's imagination Glamour This story is simultaneously heartbreaking and uplifting, essentially celebrating the extraordinary power of the mind Image magazine An absorbing, moving story Cosmopolitan Seriously impressive Heat A perfect read for fans of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Holiday magazine Refreshingly different Woman
Matthew Green is a schoolteacher with Teacher of the Year credentials to his name. He has one Master's degree and is working on a second. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and daughter, plus a dog and cat.