“Edwards totally pulls it off” in Once Upon a LineThe Globe & Mail

November 11th, 2015

OnceUponALine-COVER-FAKE-FOIL_RGB_500px“Giant circus frogs eat their trainers, robots ice-skate on frozen ponds, a dinosaur hatches out of a balloon held by a king: we were already in love with this book even before the high concept set in. And that high concept is how the author’s uncle left a trunk full of his drawings, all of which he started by sketching the same squiggly line. You have to find the line in the picture and finish his story. The test of any high-concept book is the execution and Edwards totally pulls it off, creating a sort of If On A Winter’s Night A Traveller for the under-10 set. I suspect this book will live near the top of our favourites pile for quite some time.”

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