Infinite Sky

Infinite Sky

For Ages: 11 and up
Winner of the Branford Boase award 2014.
A truly beautiful book about the summer that changed one girl's life, as her mum leaves home, travellers set up camp in the family's field, her older brother goes off the rails, and she falls in love for the very first time. Opening with a funeral, Iris is mourning the boy in the casket - but who is it? Sam, her tearaway brother, or Trick, her tentative boyfriend? Over one long hot summer, we find out just how their three lives were turned upside-down.

'Infinite Sky is beautiful. It made me cry... I love how the place and the 'natural world' is like a character and... I love the romance - how it's more than a romance, really, and not at all sentimental or typical.' Simmone Howell, author of Notes from the Teenage Underground
'I loved Infinite Sky. Thanks for introducing me to a fantastic new author.' Keith Gray, author of Ostrich Boys
'C.J. Flood has hit upon a timely topic. Interest in the travelling community gathers momentum, and this is a serious story that asks some brave questions.' We Love This Book
'Strong debut…She's one to watch.' The Bookseller

  • Simon & Schuster Children's UK | 
  • 288 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780857078049 | 
  • February 2013
List Price £4.99


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C. J. Flood
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C. J. Flood

Chelsey Flood is a UEA Creative Writing MA graduate and a member of the Lucky 13 writers group. Her debut novel, Infinite Sky, won the 2014 Branford Boase award.