The Secret of Black Rock
(Flying Eye Books) – hardback
Local sailors and fishermen are scared of the legend of Black Rock, but little Erin is fascinated by it. Are the tales of boats being destroyed by the rock really true? Does it really bring bad luck? Erin sets out in hemother’s dinghy to investigate, and she is astonished at what she finds…
This is a winning picture book on many levels; the narrative is engaging, as is the tremendous art work. But it is above all subtle and multi-dimensional. A treat for newer readers with a love of adventure and mystery.