Josie lives in a high-rise flat in town and, more than anything else in the world, Josie wants a garden. When Josie and her friend, Meena, discover an abandoned and over-grown garden near their school, Josie is delighted and decides to make the garden her own. But sometimes, things are not quite as simple as they first seem...Skylarks is a wonderful series of illustrated stories with chapters for young readers who are growing in confidence. Each story is approximately 2000 words broken into 7 or 8 chapters.
David Orme was a teacher for eighteen years before becoming a full time writer. He has written around 200 books including poetry and poetry anthologies, fiction, non-fiction and text books. He is particularly interested in the history of London. He regularly visits schools running writing workshops for children.