“For days after reading Brenna Thummler’s SHEETS, I have been wandering my neighborhood, haunted, enchanted, and in need of freshly pressed clothing.” – Lemony Snicket
NO MAJOR SPOILERS
A sweet story about friendship beautifully illustrated in a subtle pastel palette, Sheets is the story of Marjorie Glatt, a young teenage girl struggling to cope in the aftermath of her mother’s death, while her father wallows in his grief she struggles to keep the family business going , despite growing pressure from a local businessman who has his eye on the site for development, She also has the same obstacles to overcome as most teenage girls, struggling to fit in at school etc.
When the family laundromat becomes haunted by the ghost of a young boy things go from bad to worse, as his presence creates even more chaos for Marjorie to deal with.
Sweetly sad and beautifully illustrated , this moving story of loss and survival is definitely worth checking out.
Added 19th February 2020