The Clockwork Crow

The Clockwork Crow

by Catherine Fisher

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Overview

Evoking the classic fantasy adventures of Joan Aiken and Eva Ibbotson, this darkly delightful new novel from New York Times best-selling author Catherine Fisher glimmers with winter magic.

Orphan Seren Rhys is on her way to a new life at the remote country mansion of Plas-y Fran when she is given a package by a stranger late at night in an empty train station. The package contains a crotchety, mechanical talking crow, which Seren reluctantly brings to her new home. But when she gets there, the happy Christmas she had hoped for turns out to be an illusion—the young son of the house, Tomos, has been missing for almost a year, rumored to have been taken by the fairies. With the Crow’s reluctant help and a little winter magic, Seren sets off on a perilous journey to bring Tomos home. An enthralling story of family and belonging set in frost-bound Victorian Wales.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781536214918
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Publication date: 09/08/2020
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 294,735
Product dimensions: 5.45(w) x 8.03(h) x 0.79(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Catherine Fisher is the New York Times best-selling author of Sapphique and Incarceron. An acclaimed novelist and poet, she has written many fantasy books for young people, including the Oracle Prophecies series. In 2011 she was appointed the inaugural Young Person’s Laureate for Wales. Catherine Fisher lives in Wales.

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