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Better Reading Top 100: Criag Silvey on the Books that Shaped his Childhood

Better Reading

2022

In this conversation, Craig Silvey talks about the warm reception he has received to Honeybee, a story which centres around an informal foster care family created when an elderly man takes in a despairing 14 year old. One of the books which was a powerful influence on Craig growing up - and which has resonances with Honeybee - was Michelle Magorian's Goodnight Mister Tom (1981).