The Time of Green Magic

 9.50

by Hilary McKay

From Costa Award-winner Hilary McKay comes The Time of Green Magic: a beautiful, spell-binding novel about family, magic, an old house and a mysterious visitor . . .

‘An instant classic’ New York Times

‘The emotions of real families have always been [McKay’s forte], but in this evocative novel she makes something fantastical happen’ Sunday Times

The Time of Green Magic

Abi and her two step-brothers, Max and Louis, find that strange things happen when they are alone in their eerie, ivy-covered new house.

Abi, reading alone, finds herself tumbling deep into books, while Louis summons a startling guest through his bedroom window. Even Max has started to see shapes in the shadows . . .

Their busy parents see none of it – but Louis’ secret visitor is growing too alarming to keep secret, and he finds he cannot manage without Max and Abi’s help.

Can they find out where the mysterious creature has come from – and how to get it back there?

About the Author

Hilary McKay is a critically acclaimed award-winning author. She won the Guardian Fiction Prize for The Exiles, and the Smarties and the Whitbread Award for The Exiles in Love and Saffy’s Angel. Her 2018 title, The Skylarks’ War, marks the centenary of the end of the First World War and was the winner of the Costa Children’s Book Award 2018.

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Weight 0.4 kg
Dimensions 12.8 × 3.8 × 19.7 cm