Publisher: Pushkin Children's Books
Number of pages: 256
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
"This hugely imaginative debut, with a brilliantly resourceful heroine, is one to look out for." - Fiona Noble, The Bookseller
"A zippy and captivating read, full of cliffhanger chapter endings and inventive fantasy elements. Reminiscent of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Cecilia is pulled into a dreamlike world, with quirky twists and turns round every corner." -- BookTrust
"A crazy adventure that skirts scary but is full of beautiful moments." - Khadija Osma, Scoop Magazine
"The pages really did turn themselves, and really were quite gripping in their novelty." -- The Bookbag
"A brilliantly imagined other-world adventure that pitches a young girl into a very strange place, and up against a dangerous tyrant, The Tunnels Below is an impressive debut." --Books for Keeps
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