The hero of Crash is Patrick, known as Poddy.

He has Downs Syndrome and his brother Jack gest sick of him tagging along with him.

That’s until the car crash. Jack and his father are both unconcsious and it’s up to Poddy to save them.

William Taylor captures his characters’ voices, conveys their feelings matter of factly and takes the reader with them.

This is a moving and inspirational book. A friend who has a pupil with Downs Syndrome read Crash to her class and said the story held them spellbound.

dairy 10018

Post 6  in the post a day for New Zealand Book Month challenge.

book month logo green

Deborah at In A Strange Land posts on The Animal Undie Ball written and illustrated by Ruth Paul.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: