The Dreamsnatcher (Paperback)
  • The Dreamsnatcher (Paperback)

The Dreamsnatcher (Paperback)

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Paperback 288 Pages
Published: 26/02/2015
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Twelve-year-old Moll Pecksniff wakes one night in the middle of the forest, lured there by a recurring nightmare - the one with the drums and the rattles and the masks. The Dreamsnatcher is waiting. He has already taken her dreams and now he wants her life.

Because Moll is more important than she knows… The Oracle Bones foretold that she and Gryff, a wildcat that has always been by her side, are the only ones who can fight back against the Dreamsnatcher's dark magic. Suddenly everything is at stake, and Moll is drawn into a world full of secrets, magic and adventure.

Catapult into this page-turning adventure from the author of Sky Song, perfect for fans of J.K. Rowling, Michelle Harrison and Eva Ibbotson.

'Abi Elphinstone's glorious novels make you feel as if you're living the adventure yourself. They're pure adrenalin and joy’ Lauren St John, author of The White Giraffe
‘Fast paced and full of charm' Piers Torday, author of The Last Wild
'No one does edge-of-seat action like Abi Elphinstone' Emma Carroll, author of Letters from the Lighthouse
'Abi Elphinstone’s books are full of adventure, wit, heart, and, above all, bravery’ Katherine Rundell, author of The Explorer 
‘Abi Elphinstone is proving to be a worthy successor to CS Lewis’ The Times
'A gifted storyteller... one of today's greatest children's authors' LoveReading

You can watch the magical trailer for Abi's book on her website:

Also by Abi Elphinstone:
The Shadow Keeper
The Night Spinner
Sky Song 

Winter Magic (anthology)
Everdark (World Book Day)
The Crackledawn Dragon 

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
ISBN: 9781471122682
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 206 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 1 mm


'A breathtaking adventure, magical and mysterious, with wonderfully engaging characters, gruesomely evil villains and the best child animal relationship I've read in ages!' - The Bookseller

'Powerfully imagined action, dangers and battles. Thrilling.' - The Sunday Times

'A thrillingly wild adventure - bold, breathless and beautifully told.' - Jonathan Stroud

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“Fast paced and fantastic!”

I absolutely devoured this book.

I only picked it up as I got myself a proof copy of the second book and when I started to read The Dreamsnatcher, I presumed I'd finish it in about four days - as I had work... More

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“Exciting and a bit scary”

A cracking good adventure story for 10 – 12 year olds, introducing gypsy tomboy Moll and her sidekick, the wildcat Gryff.
Both have to go on a dangerous journey though the deep forest to find a magic amulet. The... More

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“Wild and magical adventure ”

This has been on my to read list for a while, having heard lots of good things about it. I wasn't disappointed - I devoured it and then jumped straight back in with the second and third books in the trilogy, I... More

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