Diane Connell's latest novel The Improbable Life of Ricky Bird is published by Simon & Schuster.

'The Improbable Life of Ricky Bird is sure to appeal to a wide range of readers with its warmth, depth and brilliant young protagonist. This is a novel that will leave a smile on your face, as well as tears.'  - BETTER READING

'The Improbable Life of Ricky Bird has been compared to Curious Incident and Shuggie Bain, and it’s true that Diane Connell lends unique voice to a child struggling to make sense of an adult world.' - SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

'Diane Connell is a force to be reckoned with in The Improbable Life of Ricky Bird. - GOOD READING MAGAZINE