The Weather Weaver (Paperback)
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The Weather Weaver (Paperback)

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Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 04/03/2021
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Visiting her granddad on Shetland, Stella befriends Tamar – an old woman with weather-controlling powers – in this dazzling story of friendship and responsibility, entwined with age-old island myths and magic.

What if you could befriend a cloud? What weather would you choose? What if the weather matched itself to your mood, whether you wanted it to, or not?

11-year-old Stella has returned home to Shetland to spend the summer with her Grandpa, but it's nothing like she remembers. Grandpa is lost in his grief for Gran, the island is bleak and Stella feels trapped, until she encounters an old woman, Tamar, who can spin rainbows and call hurricanes.

With the help of Nimbus, a feisty young storm cloud, Stella begins to learn the craft of weather weaving. But when her cloud brain-fogs Grandpa and The Haken (a sea witch) starts to close in, she realises that magic comes with big responsibilities. It will take all her heart and courage to face the coming storm...

The Weather Weaver is essentially a Moana tale for Shetland; a coming of age story, intertwined with island myths and hidden magic. At its heart, the novel tackles the following themes: independence, the meaning of home, and the fallibility of grown-ups.

Publisher: UCLan Publishing
ISBN: 9781912979455
Number of pages: 320
Dimensions: 185 x 129 mm

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“An amazing read”

A spell-bounding story with a unique concept and fantastic protagonist. I fell in love with this book! The start immediately gripped me and I could not put it down. Stella is amazing. We get to see different sides of... More

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letihawthorn

“Clouds as friends, an old sea-witch, and taming a grumpy grandad!”

I thoroughly enjoyed this story set on a remote island off the Scottish mainland. The concept of weather weavers is wonderful and the sea witch has all the elements of a traditional menacing being I am familiar with... More

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“Stunning MG novel”

A stunning MG novel, thank you for the chance to read it.
Stella is on a trip to the remote Shetland Islands to visit family, Whilst there she is taught her magical powers of weather handling and weaving, moving... More

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