Author(s): Kiernan, Celine, Semykina, Victoria,
Date of Publication: 01/02/2018,
Pagination: 288 pages,
Series: The Wild Magic Trilogy
Imprint: Walker Books Ltd,
Published By: Walker Books Ltd,
Book Classification: Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage), Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage), Animal stories (Children's / Teenage), Interest age: from c 9 years
From multi-award-winning Irish author Celine Kiernan comes a dark fantasy adventure about witches "Ireland's answer to JK Rowling." Sunday Independent
A middle-grade fantasy adventure perfect for fans of Frances Hardinge, Katherine Rundell and Sally Gardner. On the night that Aunty dies the Raggedy Witches come for Mup's mam. Pale, cold, relentless, they will do anything to coax Mam back to Witches Borough.
When they kidnap Mup's dad, Mup and her mam must leave the mundane world to rescue him. But Mam is strange on this side of the border - striding, powerful, and distant. Even if they can save Dad, Mup is not sure anything will ever be the same again...