(Andersen) – hardback
From the author of the Costa Children’s Book Award-winning Out of Shadows comes ‘Encounters‘, an engrossing novel for young adults. It tells the stories of a group of Zimbabwean children who claim to have seen aliens descend from a space ship. The ‘UFO’ sighting is the starting point for an exploration of the lives of the children and reflects their anxieties and the tough realities of life. ‘Encounters‘ is suitable for young adults, 13 years +.