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Aubrey and the Terrible Yoot

Horatio Clare

A brilliant book, the first in a series, published by Firefly Press. The compelling title features Aubrey, a “rambunctious child”, an adventurer and determined discoverer. ‘The Terrible Yoot’ refers to dad’s depression; he becomes sad, pale, confused and rather lost – “Sometimes he seemed so wispy he might have been made of mist.” Horatio Clare writes openly and honestly about Jim’s battles and Aubrey’s responses to what he witnesses. There is plenty of humour, plenty of adventure and some remarkably adept description. All in all, a very grounded and relatable story.


Mental Health


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