It’s about magical discoveries, secrets from family and the awareness that growing up is just around the corner. Angel Creek is an imaginative and assured move into writing for older children by Sally Rippin.’
Angel Creek is a really beautiful exploration of a time of change for a young person Exquisitely written, and exploring the loss of innocence, kindness, kinship and a certain kind of faith, this book is fantastical (but not fantasy, it’s firmly rooted in reality), effortlessly metaphorical and a little bit magic.’
Bean There Read That
This story flows effortlessly between the supernatural and the everyday goingson in Jelly’s life. Beyond its mystical elements, it touches on many issues relevant to children, such as relationships with grandparents, bullying and the transition to high school. It is an exciting, scary and wondrous story.’
Angel Creek is a delightful little read, perfect for a dreamy day down by the creek.’
Of ceiling wax and cabbages
With a compelling mixture of reality and fantasy, Angel Creek was such a fascinating story that I read it in one sitting. Rippin’s picture of family life was one that rang true . Rippin’s story has a unique take on angels and their origins and this story of a baby creek angel is fascinating and original.'
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