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A Girl Called Owl (Paperback)

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Paperback 336 Pages / Published: 26/01/2017
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It's bad enough having a mum dippy enough to name you Owl, but when you've got a dad you've never met, a best friend who needs you more than ever, and a new boy at school giving you weird looks, there's not a lot of room for much else.

So when Owl starts seeing strange frost patterns on her skin, she's tempted to just burrow down under the duvet and forget all about it. Could her strange new powers be linked to her mysterious father?And what will happen when she enters the magical world of winter for the first time?

A glittering story of frost and friendship, with writing full of magic and heart, the Branford Boase-longlisted A Girl Called Owl is a stunning debut about family and the beauty of the natural world.

'A story of wild winds and bitter frosts with the warmth of friendship at its heart' Abi Elphinstone, author of Sky Song

'A sparklingly frosty read, full of feisty characters, myth and mystery' Daily Mail

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781509832460
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 240 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 20 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
A story of wild winds and bitter frosts with the warmth of friendship at its heart. -- Abi Elphinstone, author of The Dreamsnatcher
A winter treat full of frosty magic -- Katherine Woodfine, bestselling author of The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow
This debut is a sparklingly frosty read, full of feisty characters, myth and mystery * Daily Mail *
[a] magical debut * The Bookseller *
a perfect read for those who love wintery magic and a strong female character proving her place in the world. * BookTrust *
As well as exploring ancient legends, this book explores themes of friendship and identity, and it works very well as a coming-of-age story with characters you genuinely care about. * Books for Keeps *
Absolutely breathtaking -- Judith, age 11 - Lovereadingkids reader reviewer
A magical and enchanting story about the mystical world of winter . . . [with] adventure, power, trust, friendship and discovery. -- Freya, age 13 - Lovereading4kids reader review
Full of mystery with every turn of the page -- Rose, age 11 - Lovereading4kids reader review
A chillingly good adventure about family, friendship and the delicate balance of nature. An engaging read for fans of Narnia. * Drawing on Books blog *
a spectacular portrayal of nature and its many faces, interweaving legend, fairy-tale, perseverance and friendship into a story that teaches that love and strength can be found in the most unlikely people. * Typewritered Blog *
[D]eftly integrates figures from folkore and ancient mythology into the wider narrative of family, friendship and identity * Primary Times *
An impressive coming-of-age debut novel, A Girl Called Owl combines elements of mystery, adventure, romance, fantasy and folklore, while set in the contemporary world. * SLA *
A fantastical coming-of-age tale of magic, love and mystery. * INIS reading guide *

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“A magical adventure that sparkles like frost in sunlight”

I was surprised that this was a debut novel as it had a good standard of writing.

Owl has a kooky Mum and she wants to find out who her father is. At the same time she is spending time with her friend Mallory, who... More

Paperback edition
21st November 2016
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“A magical story for children and adults”

A young girl, saddled with the name Owl by her hippyish mother, has always wondered who her missing father was. Apart from that she only seemed to have fairly normal problems - school, friends and, as she gets older,... More

Paperback edition
4 similar books recommended
18th January 2017
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