Oliver Sykes - Children's author THE SHEFFIELD STAR: We Are Family Feature (19/04/2024)

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

THE SHEFFIELD STAR: We Are Family Feature (19/04/2024)

By Sara Teiger (Reporter)

Peak District writer’s new children’s book spills the beans on dad’s foodie fails

We Are Family: Six Kids and a Super-Dad by Oliver Sykes humorously tells the remarkable everyday story of Oliver Sykes, his five siblings and their dad and how they survived when his mum walked out one day.

From gloopy nettle soup to third-hand bath water and a birthday cake full of baked beans, a new children’s book brings to life a Chapel-en-le-Frith writer’s challenging, but happy, nineties and noughties upbringing.

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