It's summer 1913 and Betty Rafferty has had to leave school aged 14. She is lucky to gets a job in a sweet shop, but is bored and looks with envy at her customers who attend the nearby posh girls school. But life in Dublin becomes anything but boring when industrial unrest brings the city to a halt.
Hedgehog and Tortoise were the best of friends. So the two friends wave to each other, blow kisses, sing songs, dance around and write letters. And even though they can't hug and they can't touch, they both know that they are loved. A gorgeous, uplifting, inspiring picture book that makes social distancing fun!
Dubray Staff Recommend: "An epic LGBTQ love story based in a politically-driven, fantasy landscape; this is a remarkable story you won’t forget. " 'She loved me as I loved her, fierce as a bloodied blade'. A richly immersive debut YA novel that crackle with passion and intensity.