Some feelings are so big, they’re hard to express … A dyslexia-friendly verse story of friendship, family and self-discovery, perfect for readers aged 9+, beautifully illustrated in black and white. When Kai’s big sister Jen leaves the family home, Kai knows it’s all his fault.

His secret burns, but he tells no one, just keeps pulling at tufts of his hair. But in the broad branches of a wasteland sycamore tree, Kai feels safe and free from his worries. Up there he feels he can be whoever he wants to be.

And when a girl called Sky starts climbing Kai’s tree, a friendship blossoms … a friendship with the power to heal. Up here it’s like I’m part of something else the wind the leaves the air free to be whoever I want to be.