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MIKE FALLS UP in Guardian’s best new books roundup


Mike Falls Up written by Candy Gourlay and illustrated by Carles Ballesteros has been included in Imogen Russell Williams’ roundup of the best new children’s books for The Guardian:

“Gourlay’s pared-back text and Ballesteros’ involving images create the absorbing sense of a child’s imagination at play in this splendidly surreal adventure for 5+.”

On a hot day in the Chocolate Hills, Mike and his dog, Bowow, find a crack in the earth and an invitation reading: “Birthday. Come now. Just fall up.

Little Tiger published Mike Falls Up on 6 January 2022.

Click here for the original Guardian article.