Winner of each the Guardian Award and the Carnegie Medal, this is an all-time traditional, combining secret, adventure, history and a fancy set of human relationships. Featuring a brand new introduction by means of Philip Pullman.
It all starts off with the scratching within the ceiling. From the second Alison discovers the dinner provider within the attic, with its curious sample of floral owls, a chain of movements is decided in growth this is to effect every person’s lives.
Relentlessly, Alison, her step-brother Roger and Welsh boy Gwyn are drawn into the replay of a tragic Welsh legend – a up to date drama performed out towards a history of historical jealousies. As the anxiety mounts, it becomes obvious that simplest by means of accepting and dealing with the can it’s resolved.
- Harper Collins Children Books