The Way Past Winter (Paperback)Kiran Millwood Hargrave (author)
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The Waterstones Children’s Book Prize-winning author returns with her most poignant, bittersweet and captivating novel to date, steeped in the landscape and literature of Scandinavia. Questing through the frozen wastes of an eternal winter, Millwood Hargrave weaves her distinctive magical spell.
From the bestselling author of The Girl of Ink & Stars comes a paperback edition of this gorgeous wintry folk tale for young and old alike - an exciting adventure to the frozen north, perfect for fans of Philip Pullman.
Mila and her sisters live with their brother Oskar in a small forest cabin in the snow. One night, a fur-clad stranger arrives seeking shelter for himself and his men. But by the next morning, they've gone - taking Oskar with them. Fearful for his safety, Mila and her sisters set out to bring Oskar back - even it means going north, crossing frozen wild-lands to find a way past an eternal winter.
Publisher: Chicken House Ltd
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 200 g
Dimensions: 197 x 134 x 18 mm
Edition: 2nd edition
'This gorgeous story of bravery, sisterhood, goodbyes and beginnings is a must for everyone.' - Jessie Burton
'The Way Past Winter is a masterclass in exquisite storytelling.' - Catherine Doyle
'Gorgeous, heartfelt and incredibly exciting. Her best yet, and that's saying something.' - Robin Stevens
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“Tense Winter Adventure.”
A missing brother?
A tense adventure that keeps those pages turning no matter how tired you are... always just one more chapter.
Perfect for a cold winters night!
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