'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.'

Spectrum, THE AGE, SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, BRISBANE TIMES

'Gritty and raw, tender and heartbreaking, this is a beautifully written tale of an ordinary family and the fierce girl at its heart who will stay with you long after the last page is turned and the last tear has dried.'

Review, DAILY TELEGRAPH, HERALD SUN, COURIER MAIL

'Diane Connell is a force to be reckoned with.' GOOD READING MAGAZINE