Cogheart in The Guardian September Children’s Book Roundup

Last Saturday Cogheart featured in The Guardian’s September Children’s book roundup of the best new picture books and novels, along with some other stonkingly good sounding books.

You can read the entire article here…

But here’s what they had to say about the book:

“For readers of eight and above Peter Bunzl’s adventurous debut Cogheart(Usborne) is a steampunky tale of ambition, pursuit and revenge, featuring dirigibles, mechanimals and automated servants in a Victorian setting. When Lily’s father’s airship crashes, she leaves her stuffy boarding school and teams up with Robert, the son of a watchmaker, to search for him. But Malkin the mechanical fox has a message for her; she must be careful who she trusts …”

On the Upside features in the Guardian Guide

Guardian Guide Nov 15th 2008: “With over 1,000 entries, Encounters is easily the UK’s largest international short film festival, and the calibre of entries is undeniably superior. Of the 300 short films screened,…spot new film-making and animation talent among the treats – such as Peter Bunzl’s On The Upside, pictured.”