cover image Pictures in the Dark

Pictures in the Dark

Gillian Cross / Author Puffin Books $5.99 (208p) ISBN 978-0-14

An amateur photographer discovers that a schoolmate with an abusive father can turn himself into an otter. ""With its intricate construction and its poignantly recognizable characters, this thought-provoking story will linger long in the reader's mind,"" said PW in a starred review. Ages 10-14. (July)