Oliver Sykes - Children's author DENBIGHSHIRE FREE PRESS: We Are Family Feature (19/04/2024)

Dad flying through sky, holding up bunk-bed with six kids

DENBIGHSHIRE FREE PRESS: We Are Family Feature (19/04/2024)

Denbigh writer to release first poetry book based on his own childhood

By Matthew Chandler (Reporter)

A NEW children’s book will bring to life a Denbigh writer’s own upbringing in the 1990s and 2000s.

We are Family: Six Kids and A Super-Dad, which is published next month, uses rhyming verse to tell the story of Oliver Sykes, his five siblings and their single dad.

It is illustrated by Carnegie medal-nominated Ian Morris.

In 1997, when Oliver was eight years old, his mum walked out, never to return…

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