Disclosure: If you buy products using the retailer buttons above, we may earn a commission from the retailers you visit.
“A sumptuously imagined children’s debut” The Telegraph
“A fast paced; single minded adventure. Female bravery is a given” The Observer When Art’s mother is accused of witchcraft and captured, she is determined to get her back – at any cost. A lyrical adventure with folklore at its heart, for fans of THE HOUSE WITH CHICKEN LEGS.
Twelve-year-old Art lives in a small village in Scotland. Her mother has always made potions that cure the sick, but now the townspeople say she is a witch. One cloudless night, Art’s mother is arrested and taken to England.
Art mounts her horse, taking a sword, a tightrope, and a herbal recipe book, and begins a journey through wild forests, using nature’s signs and symbols to guide her.
But will she spot the signs from the omens? Will she reach her mother, before it’s too late? ‘A wonderful book’ – Piers Torday ‘Very exciting’ – Anthony McGowan ‘Thrilling and uplifting’ – Frank Cottrell-Boyce ‘Gripping. I raced through it’ – A.M. Howell
<p>Websites of our companies publishing children’s books and that may be attractive to children, will contain parental consent procedures if we are processing information from children under 13.Where our websites are not directed at children under 13, they are intended for adults. However, you can also read our <a href="https://www.hachettechildrens.co.uk/landing-page/hachette-childrens-group/privacy-notice-young-adults-hcg/">Privacy Notice for 13 – 17 year olds here</a>.</p>
<p>Sign up to the Hachette Childrens Group email newsletter to keep up to date with new releases, author news, and exclusive competitions.</p>
<p>The data controller is <a href="/landing-page/hachette-childrens-group/hcg-company-information/">Hodder & Stoughton Limited.</a></p>
<p>Read about how we'll protect and use your data in our <a href="/landing-page/hachette-childrens-group/privacy-notice-holder-hcg/">Privacy Notice.</a></p>
<p>You can unsubscribe at any time via the link in any email we send you.</p>