Nevertell (Paperback)
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Paperback 384 Pages / Published: 07/11/2019
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The frozen Siberian wastes hold many terrors for Lina and her best friend Bogdan, especially with an evil sorceress and a pack of wolves on their tail. A terrifically atmospheric and exciting debut from a beguiling new voice in children’s fiction. 

A gorgeous, snowy adventure, set in the wilds of Siberia, full of magic and wonder, for junior readers.

A world of magic is only a whisper away...

Born in a Soviet prison camp, Lina has never seen the world outside until the night she escapes with her best friend, Bogdan. As the pair journey across a snowy wilderness, they are pursued by a vengeful sorceress and her pack of shadow wolves. The children will need every ounce of courage - and a whisper of magic - if they are to survive...

Perfect for fans of Abi Elphinstone, Sophie Anderson and Catherine Doyle.

Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781406385182
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 266 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm


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A tale that sparkles with frosty magic. * Thomas Taylor *
It's a thick book and some chapters are scary but it's so interesting and surprising that you won't want to put it down! * Layla (Age 10), National Geographic Kids *
An engrossing first novel by Katharine Orton...this is fantasy at its glutinous best. * The Daily Telegraph, Books of the Year - Children's & Stocking Fillers *
It's an unusual juxtaposition - the harsh world of political prisoners in a forced labour camp versus one of ice castles, spirit children and giant eagles. Katharine Orton pulls it off brilliantly. * Bookseller *
The children will need every ounce of courage - and a whisper of magic - if they are to survive. Perfect for fans of Abi Elphinstone, Sophie Anderson and Catherine Doyle. * Librarian's Book Choice, School Zone *

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“A magical tale of resistance”

Set in Stalin's USSR, eleven-year-old Lina discovers her magical abilities while escaping from the prison camp she was born into. Though set in Siberian tundra, where Lina must battle ice and snow, this magical... More

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Eleven-year-old Lina was born inside a Soviet prison camp where she lives with all the other inmates and her mother Katya. One night she is approached by a trio of older male inmates who tell her that her mother said... More

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Kelly at Waterstones Aviemore

“Beautiful cover led me to discover a beautiful read.”

This book grabbed my attention as soon as I saw it on the BOGOHP table at work as the cover is just stunning! I definitely have a bit of a thing for Russian tales at the moment, so was very pleased when the 9-12 years... More

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