North Child

North Child

Children's, New & Recommended, Age 9-12
Paperback Published on: 31/10/2019
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North Child
Beautiful
Thankyou to the publishers for sending me a copy of the book to review. It was wonderful. It reminded me strongly of the fairy tale 'beauty and the beast' ... READ MORE
emily@waterstonestorquay
North Child
A brilliant folkloric adventure!
I was really excited about this and it more than lived up to expectations. The story follows Rose, the wild child of her family, as she is taken North by ... READ MORE
Rachael at Altrincham
North Child
An enchanting, expansive retelling of a long-treasured tale
I have fallen completely for this beautiful adaptation. East of the Sun and West of the Moon has always been a favourite of mine and this book has made it ... READ MORE
Katy@Guildford

Synopsis

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
  • ISBN: 9781474958585
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Weight: 400g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 137 x 32 mm

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North Child
4 stars
I have never heard the fairytale North child is based on, though it seems familiar so I can't judge it on a retelling. But on a story in it's own rights it... READ MORE
Nicola Danby