Wow! I have read Boy Underwater and You won’t believe this in the same week and they are both amazing.
In Boy Underwater we meet Cymbeline Igloo and learn about his past, his family and his friends. He is an amazing boy and I might be his biggest fan. He is loyal, kind and loving! He accepts people for who they are and is true to himself. Even though he must feel overwhelmed with all he is dealing with there is more to come and it is full of twists and turns as we discover the truth.
In You Won’t Believe This, Cymbeline is back with best friend Veronique and there are mysteries to solve in school. Terrible things are happening to their favourite teacher and no one knows who is daring to be so cruel. Cymbeline and his friends are determined to get to the bottom of the crime but they struggle to find any evidence. On top of the events at school, Nanai, Veronique’s grandmother, is very ill and has stopped eating, Cymbeline has a knack for seeing patterns and anomalies in both events and believes there is more to learn.
We follow Cymbeline through day to day life while he tries to solve the mysteries and I was continuously impressed with his skills in finding information, interviewing suspects and eventually figuring things out! This book is wonderful- full of interesting characters and a brilliant story line. There are also fun surprises along the way.
I was enthralled by both stories and think Cymbeline is an excellent character. Both stories are very firmly at the top of my favourites list.
It was excellent to be able to read them so close together and I felt as though I really got to know Cymbeline, Veronique, Nanai and Cymbeline’s mum.
Add this book to your wish lists, it is superb!