Boy Hero ‘Highly Recommended’

‘Vivid imagery’ ….’fast-paced action’. These are phrases reviewer Karen Seth uses to describe Henry Appleton Boy Hero in the latest Read NZ School Library online.

In giving the book a ‘Highly Recommended’ stamp, Karen says: ‘John Evan Harris creates an enticing world with vivid imagery and fast paced action that young people will be ensnared by. The story is supported by sketches, great for students who like a little help with visualising.’

(Pictured: Charles Cummings’ sketch shows Henry propelling dime novelist Johnny Slick out of the way of a charging beast.

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