Sarah’s Shadow – Nick Jones

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 5 customer ratings
(5 customer reviews)


sarahs shadow readers favorite 5 starsTitle: Sarah’s Shadow
Author: Nick Jones
Illustrator: Si Clark
Format: Paperback
Length: 32 pages
Published: 2017

SKU: 9780993079498 Category: Tags: , ,


If you could change something about yourself, would you do it?

When Sarah Simpkins is teased about her shadow in the school playground, she finds herself wishing she didn’t have one.

That night she has the chance to make the wish come true. But will losing her shadow really make her happy?

“Jones and Clark have put together a truly lovely children’s book here, reminiscent of beloved children’s classics like Peter Pan.” – Red City Review ★★★★★

“A fantastically original story about a girl who loses her shadow, it also has an important underlying message about body image and bullying. Sarah’s Shadow is essential reading for young children and their parents.”   The Book Reviewers ★★★★★

“Sarah’s Shadow is most highly recommended.” – Readers’ Favorite ★★★★★

“Expansive vocabulary, impactful illustrations and a message of being comfortable in your own skin (shadow). Lovely stuff.”  The Bookbag ★★★★

“This story would be a great tool for children (or their adults) experiencing bullying or confidence issues, as the story demonstrates a way to work through emotions related to these topics.” The Children’s Book Review

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Dimensions 3 x 216 x 267 cm

5 reviews for Sarah’s Shadow – Nick Jones

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Shannon Bale

    I purchased this book for my kids after seeing it on Facebook and I’m so glad I did. The story is so original and magical, my daughter wants me to read it to her every night!

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jo O’Sullivan (verified owner)

    Lovely, engaging story, with brilliant illustrations. My 5 year old loves this book. It is definitely one we go back to a lot!!

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    Joanne French (verified owner)

    A wonderful book that my five year old boy has read countless times since we bought it. A lovely read, with a beautiful message about being comfortable with who you are, supported with fab illustrations.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Nicki Mayers

    A lovely book about being happy with who you are – great to share with my daughter. She loved the illustrations and of course the happy ending!

  5. Rated 5 out of 5


    A gorgeously produced children’s book. An original story, lovely illustrations and the book itself is printed beautifully on shiny matt paper. Highly recommended for your little ones!

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