North Child (Paperback)Edith Pattou (author)
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Originally published in 2003 and now available for a whole new generation to enjoy, Pattou’s enchanting story is based on a Nordic folk tale and effortlessly retains that timeless, magical atmosphere. Seamlessly shifting point-of-view with each chapter, North Child’s narrative of a girl and a bear’s wintry quest is simply spellbinding.
A beautiful, epic story of destiny, magic and love... Reborn for a new generation of readers.
Rose is an unsusual child, a North Child. For Rose was born facing north, and the old stories say she is destined to travel far from home on a dangerous journey. Making a pact with an enormous white bear, Rose travels on his back to a mysterious castle that holds a dark enchantment, a darker temptation, and the key to her true destiny... A spellbinding adventure to curl up with on long winter nights.
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Number of pages: 480
Dimensions: 198 x 130 mm
This richly imagined story is perfect for whiling away wintry afternoons. * The Guardian *
An unforgettable, glittering, epic fairytale. * Sophie Anderson, author of The Girl Who Speaks Bear *
An absolute stunner... Perfection. * Alex Bell, author of The Polar Bear Explorers' Club *
This is epic stuff. * The Guardian *
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