The Cloud Thief

£7.99

by Nicol, James | General fiction (Children’s / Teenage)
Published 14/03/2024 by Chicken House Ltd in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 304 pages

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SKU: 9781915026491 Category:

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A gorgeously cosy fantasy novel from the acclaimed author

of The Apprentice Witch series and The

Spell Tailors – perfect for fans of Studio Ghibli

and Diana Wynne Jones.

Mara’s village needs more rain. Without it, the crops and animals

will suffer. 

But in a world where clouds are brought and sold, the only way

Mara can get one is to steal it. But when is it right to do something

wrong?

And is she brave enough to take on the cloud makers and their

greedy trade?

A spellbinding new fantasy from the acclaimed author

of the Apprentice Witch trilogy and The Spell

Tailors

Set in a unique magical world, where clouds are made,

bought, and sold

For fans of Studio Ghibli and Diana Wynne Jones –

with an eco twist!

Explores important themes such as climate change, animal

rights and inequality in an engaging child-friendly and accessible

way

PRAISE FOR THE APPRENTICE WITCH: 

‘Reminded me of the best of the Worst Witch books’

ABI ELPHINSTONE

‘A charming tale of magic, bravery and friendship, reminiscent

of Diana Wynne Jones.’ GUARDIAN

‘Entirely more charming, adventurous, and full of heart than

a book has any right to be.’ TRENTON LEE STEWART

‘A delightful, witty and vivid story’ KIRAN MILLWOOD

HARGRAVE

Additional information

Weight 0.208 kg