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That Thing

BALWIT, AVITAL, Deacon, Alexis
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Pop Up Projects CIC
Published: June 24, 2021
ISBN: 9781838323530
32 pages, Colour illustrations throughout
Country of publication: United Kingdom


Debut writer Avital Balwit’s That Thing suggests that our indifference to other animals also reflects how we sometimes treat each other. Illustrator Alexis Deacon’s watercolour washes and exquisite octopi animate this brilliant short story. That Thing was one of four winners of Pop Up’s 10th Birthday Writing Competition. For young readers age 10 and up.

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