Surviving in a devastated world... Zoe, left behind in the confusion when her parents escaped, survives on the island of Norwich as best she can. Alone and desperate among the marauding gangs, she manages to dig a boat out of the mud and gets away to Eels Island. But the island, whose raggle-taggle inhabitants are dominated by the strange boy Dooby, is full of danger too.
The belief that she will one day find her parents spurs Zoe on to a dramatic escape in a fable of courage and determination, set in the watery landscape of England as it could be if the sea-levels were to rise.
This compelling first novel is...excellent, really accomplished.
Starred Choice - The Children's Bookseller
A dazzling debut from a new writer of exceptional talent, Floodland and its powerful narrative will keep children riveted.