The Whisperwicks: The Labyrinth of Lost and Found

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by Lees, Jordan | Interest age: from c 8 years
Published 28/03/2024 by Penguin Random House Children’s UK (Puffin) in the United Kingdom as part of the The Whisperwicks series
Hardback | 432 pages

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‘The Whisperwicks is a brilliantly spun and wholly original story. This is an exciting new voice in children’s fiction’ Abi Elphinstone, bestselling author of Sky SongThe spell-binding world-building of Philip Pullman with the page-turning kid appeal of Skandar and the Unicorn Thief. Discover a world of magic and secrets, friendship and unimaginable quests in this spectacular new fantasy series from the most exciting new voice in children’s books.

A boy who doesn’t believe in magic. An impossible world that will change his mind.

Eleven-year-old Benjamiah Creek believes in science, logic and the power of reason. He definitely does not believe in magic. But when he receives a mysterious gift in the post – a doll that can transform into a bird – he is led into the impossible (and most definitely magical) world of Wreathenwold, where dark secrets are lost amongst a vast labyrinth of streets.

Benjamiah soon finds himself swept along in a dangerous quest – led by the fierce and brilliant Elizabella, who is determined to solve the disappearance of her missing brother.

Will Benjamiah ever find his way home and discover his puzzling connection with this strange, enchanted world?’A breathtaking debut – I love the heartfelt friendship, fantastical worldbuilding, and sheer amount of warmth that runs throughout this book’ Natasha Hastings, author of The Miraculous Sweetmakers’Lees makes the world of Wreathenwold come alive . . . An adventure story full of twists, action and mild scares that will suit a reader who enjoys Harry Potter, or Percy Jackson, weaving together magic, mythology and human relationships.’ Children’s Books Ireland

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Weight 0.612 kg