Sophia's uncle is kidnapped soon after New Occident decides to close their borders and expunge foreigners from their cities. She gathers her courage and travels to the distant Ages to discover the truth behind the Sandmen's motives and their connection to the Great Disruption. Masterful and immersive world-building from a debut author that makes readers view time and history in a new light. A brilliant fantasy adventure perfect for fans of His Dark Materials and looking to set off on a new journey.
A Christmas classic from the author of Emil and the Detectives.
Five schoolboys get ready to rehearse their self-penned Christmas play when word gets round that a fellow student has been held captive by boys from the rival school in town. Mayhem and high-jinks follow, which includes an epic snowball fight.
Suitable for 7+
Reviewed by Jo
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