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The Ice Children (SIGNED)

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As unforgettable as Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen” . . .

a whirlingly imaginative storyline full of wonder and hope as well as warning.’ – The TimesThe Ice Children is an exciting, modern, magical mystery adventure inspired by classic fairy tale ‘The Snow Queen’. Gorgeous coloured endpapers, and black-and-white illustrations throughout by Penny Neville-Lee, this hardback would make a perfect Christmas present for boys and girls of 8-12. At the stroke of midnight on the dawn of December, five-year-old Finn Albedo is found frozen in the city park standing on a pedestal of ice.

His heart is beating, he is smiling serenely, but no one can wake him. Finn’s big sister, Bianca, suspects that the beautiful sparkling book Finn got from the library has something to do with it, but the book has vanished. Does the tall mysterious stranger who first discovered Finn know more than they will admit?Each day, more children are found frozen and Bianca realizes she’s running out of time.

Her quest to discover the truth and rescue her little brother hurls her into a fantastical winter wonderland, full of beauty and danger, where all is not as it seems. Can Bianca save her brother and the other Ice Children before they are forever lost?


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  1. Nika

    One morning at the start of winter, Bianca’s little brother Finn is found frozen in the park. He is alive, but frozen, with a content smile on his face. The next day two more frozen children are found, and three the day after. Bianca is determined to save her brother and the other children, and she is convinced that a mysterious book has something to do with the freezings. When she follows a strange man to an abandoned bookbinders, she ends up in Winterton, a magical land filled with winter fun, and all the frozen children. But there is the Snow Queen as well, and how will Bianca manage to save everyone? Especially as she needs to defeat and save winter at the same time … A wintery fantasy turns into a timely climate change story, and you will enjoy every moment of it, especially during those cold winter nights. A magical standalone novel by M.G. Leonard, suitable for any 9+ winter enthusiasts.

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