In this beautiful, funny and moving novel by the author of A BOY MADE OF BLOCKS, a father and his daughter discover that stories can save lives.
'A story of life, love and hope - the perfect antidote to today's world. Phenomenal' CLARE MACKINTOSH
The incredible, life-affirming new novel by the author of A BOY MADE OF BLOCKS.
Tom, devoted single father to Hannah, is the manager of a tiny local theatre. On each of her birthdays, its colourful cast of part-time actors have staged a fantastical production just for her - a day of wonder.
But there is a reason for these shows . . . Hannah has a heart condition and Tom wants to make every moment magical for her.
Now, as she approaches adulthood and begins to spread her wings, and with the theatre under threat of closure, Hannah and Tom have to learn a new way of living. But maybe, just maybe, one final day of magic might just save them both.
A story about finding joy in everyday life, DAYS OF WONDER is the most beautiful and uplifting novel you'll read all year.
'DAYS OF WONDER is a heartwarming and magical story. A wonderful read' LIBBY PAGE, AUTHOR OF THE LIDO
'So powerful, yet incredibly gentle and poignant. Utterly and completely beautiful' JOANNA CANNON
'Utterly enchanting . . . a truly beautiful story' RUTH HOGAN
'This is the most emotionally powerful book we've read all year' HEAT
'Tugs at your heart' DAILY MAIL
'Fans of Jojo Moyes' Me Before You will love Days of Wonder. Made me laugh and cry in turn' GOOD HOUSEKEEPING
'A lovely, funny and very moving novel' SUN
'It's a long time since a book made me laugh out loud and cry so much' TRACY REES
'A beautiful read' CLOSER
'The publishing sensation of the year' MAIL ON SUNDAY ON A BOY MADE OF BLOCKS
'An uplifting read, full of humour and heart' SUNDAY MIRROR
READERS LOVE DAYS OF WONDER:
A story of life, love and hope - the perfect antidote to today's world. Phenomenal. - Clare Mackintosh
So powerful, yet incredibly gentle and poignant. Utterly and completely beautiful - Joanna Cannon (author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep)
Utterly enchanting . . . a truly beautiful story. - Ruth Hogan (author of The Keeper of Lost Things)
The publishing sensation of the year: a compelling, uplifting and heart-rending debut novel - Mail on Sunday (on A Boy Made of Blocks)
Written with enormous heart - I loved it - Graeme Simsion, author of The Rosie Project (on A Boy Made of Blocks)
One of those wonderful books that makes you laugh and cry at the same time - Good Housekeeping
I shed a few tears but was left with a warm glow - Cathy Rentzenbrink, author of The Last Act of Love (on A Boy Made of Blocks)
A great plot, with a rare sense of honesty - Guardian (on a Boy Made of Blocks)
Keith Stuart is an author and journalist. His heartwarming debut novel, A Boy Made of Blocks, was a Richard and Judy Book Club pick and a major bestseller, and was inspired by Keith's real-life relationship with his autistic son. Keith has written for publications including Empire, Red and Esquire, and is the former games editor of the Guardian. He lives with his wife and two sons in Frome, Somerset.