About this book
Part novel, part graphic novel from the unique David Almond, featuring striking art by Dave McKean. Blue Baker finds solace after the death of his Dad, in writing stories about a savage living in the woods near his home. But when the savage pays a visit to the local bully the distinction between reality and fiction becomes blurred. Ages: 7+.
Blue Baker writes about a savage living alone in the woods near his home. After his dad's death, Blue finds comfort in dreaming of a wild kid who survives on berries and the hapless passer-by. But when the savage pays a night-time visit to the local bully, boundaries become blurred and Blue begins to wonder where he ends and the savage begins.