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Summary

Waterstones Children's Book of the Month February 2021

The rainbow-filled, joyous debut from a hugely exciting new talent. Perfect for nine+ listeners and fans of Elle McNicoll, Lisa Thompson and Onjali Rauf's best-selling The Boy at the Back of the Class.

My name’s Archie Albright, and I know two things for certain:

1. My mum and dad kind of hate each other, and they’re not doing a great job of pretending that they don’t anymore.

2. They’re both keeping a secret from me, but I can’t figure out what.

Things aren't going great for Archie Albright. His dad's acting weird, his mum, too, and all he wants is for everything to go back to normal, to three months before when his parents were happy and still lived together. When Archie sees a colourful, crumpled flyer fall out of Dad's pocket, he thinks he may have found the answer. Only problem? The answer might just lie at the end of the rainbow, an adventure away. 

Together with his best friends, Bell and Seb, Archie sets off on a heartwarming and unforgettable journey to try and fix his family, even if he has to break a few rules to do it....

©2021 Benjamin Dean (P)2021 Simon & Schuster UK

Critic reviews

"A powerful new voice in children's fiction." (Aisha Bushby)

"A life-affirming, must-read." (The Independent)

"One of the most joyful books you’ll read this year." (The Bookseller)

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soo good! really inspiring. i love this book because it just shows you the world in all its wonders of kindness.