At The End of Holyrood Lane

By Dimity Powell Illustrated by Nicky Johnston Reviewed by  Maria Parenti-Baldey At The End of Holyrood Lane is more than a picture book about a young girl being frightened of storms. It’s a book about the frightening stormy reality of domestic violence. The inside page affirms this with the logos Act for kids, Paradise Kids, Think … Continue reading At The End of Holyrood Lane

At the End of Holyrood Lane

Written by Dimity Powell Illustrated by Nicky  Johnston Reviewed by Mia Macrossan This quietly powerful story is an extended metaphor about domestic violence in a child’s life. Flick’s life is calm, pleasant and full of play except when unpredictable storms occur which turn her sunny world upside down. She hides from the storm wherever she … Continue reading At the End of Holyrood Lane