Under the Rock

I had the time to finish reading this book this half term, and it's been a real highlight of the week.
It's a stunning piece of place writing, and many reviewers seem to agree with me too.

I was reminded of it a few days ago when I saw this Flood Alert pop up on Facebook showing possible flooding in the Calder valley including through Mytholmroyd.

The passage on the floods which hit the Calder Valley is exemplary writing about the impact of flooding on local people, and I will think of ways of using it when teaching about flooding...