Spoilt, wilful, resourceful and proud, Sofia Solanas grows up on a magnificent ranch in the middle of the Argentine pampas, loved by all around her. All, that is, except her Irish mother, Anna, who pu...
Santa Montefiore's involving and dramatic novel The Butterfly Box opens in Vina del Mar, Chile, in the sweltering summer of 1982. Frederica is six years old and adores her father Ramon. He is a charis...
Mischa knows what it is to be abandoned. His German father disappeared at the end of the war, leaving him and his mother to endure the hatred and contempt of all the French villagers, the two of them ...
Advantages A well-rounded story which keeps the reader guessing until the end
AdvantagesGreat for train enthusiasts young and old
DisadvantagesFood at the cafe is not great and more thought re gifts from Santa needed
AdvantagesBeautiful illustrations, lovely story.