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The Ice Children

M. G. Leonard, Penny Neville-Lee

From Shelf: The BA Christmas Catalogue.

The Ice Children is a modern fairytale adventure celebrating the magic and wonder of winter by the award-winning, bestselling author of Adventures on Trains and Twitch and Beetle Boy M. G. Leonard. Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's 'The Snow Queen', this is perfect for boys and girls of 8-12. Illustrated throughout by Penny Neville-Lee.

'As unforgettable as Hans Christian Andersen's "The Snow Queen" . . . a whirlingly imaginative storyline full of wonder and hope as well as warning.' - The TimesM. G. Leonard's story of a brave girl and her reindeer friend, who try to save her brother, is the perfect winter treat. The Ice Children is an exciting, modern, magical mystery adventure by the author of Beetle Boy, Adventures on Trains and the Twitchers series.Gorgeous coloured endpapers, and black-and-white illustrations throughout by Penny Neville-Lee make this hardback a perfect read for the whole family.At the stroke of midnight on the dawn of December, five-year-old Finn Albedo is found frozen on a pedestal of ice. His heart is beating, he is smiling, but no one can wake him.Finn's big sister, Bianca, suspects that the tall mysterious stranger who first discovered Finn knows more than they will admit? Bianca's quest to discover the truth and rescue her little brother hurls her into a fantastical winter wonderland, full of beauty, danger and irresistible spirit animals, where all is not as it seems . . .

Format:
Hardback
Pages:
288
Publisher:
Pan Macmillan
ISBN:
9781035014217
Published Date:
2/11/2023
Dimensions:
225mm x 140mm x 25mm
Weight:
402g
Category:
Family & home stories (Children's / Teenage)

RRP: £12.99

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781035014217


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