Billy Bramble and The Great Big Cook Off is a fantastic book that gives insight into people who may struggle with how their surroundings influence their behaviour and attitudes. In this book, the character Billy Bramble and his imaginary dog battle specific feelings. The book encapsulates many key themes expressed by vulnerable children and paints a vivid picture of the seemingly impossible dilemmas that they may be challenged in their lives.
Billy Bramble and The Great Big Cook Off is a compelling read for children however, this book will be great for adults as it offers poignant insight into the risks vulnerable children face when they dare to trust others. It is unique in that it makes the thoughts of children alive on the page and presents the hopes and dreams of a vulnerable child with sensitivity and deep insight.