The Snow Merchant (Paperback)
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The Snow Merchant (Paperback)

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Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 02/10/2014
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This new edition has artwork from award-winning illustrator Chris Riddell. Lettie Peppercorn lives in a house on stilts near the wind-swept coast of Albion. Nothing incredible has ever happened to her, until one winter's night, when the night the Snow Merchant comes. He claims to be an alchemist - the greatest that ever lived - and in his suitcase, he carries his newest invention: snow. 'A tale of self discovery, family and friendship...an inventive and accomplished debut' - Independent on Sunday 'A delightful debut...full of action and invention' - The Sunday Times 'A germ of JK and a pinch of Pullman' - TES

Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
ISBN: 9781783441778
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 268 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Old-fashioned storytelling with a rich seam of alchemy and adventure." * Bookseller *
"A tale of self discovery, family and friendship...an inventive and accomplished debut." -- Daniel Hahn * Independent on Sunday *
"Original and gripping with its unpredictable plot and inventive ideas." * Carousel *
"A delightful debut...full of action and invention." -- Nicolette Jones * Sunday Times *
"An amazing adventure!" * National Geographic Kids *

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“Enchanting first book!”

Charming, thrilling and easy to read first book. Makes you wish you were a child again. Enchanting focus on magic, friendship and family values. Made me want to turn every page. I was very disappointed when it was all... More

Hardback edition
19th August 2011
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“Quirky and fun”

This is an enjoyable fantasy romp aimed at the younger reader. Bad things happen, but tend to be resolved quickly - and then something else crops up!

Friendship, family ties, loss, change and differences are all... More

Hardback edition
28th August 2011
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“The Snow Merchant”

The Snow Merchant is about Lettie, 12, who lives with her dad in a house/hotel on silts, the White Horse Inn, with only a pigeon for company. She is the landlady of the hotel as her mother disappeared years ago and... More

Hardback edition
2nd September 2011
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