The Girl of Ink Stars

“The first things a mapmaker needs are paper and ink, and to read the stars.
While the cartographer made star charts, great nets were set out across the forest
to catch each insect. They were crushed to make different colors, and soon the ...

Author: Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Publisher: Yearling

ISBN: 0525581669

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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A beautifully written story of friendship, discovery, myths, and magic that the London Times called "reminiscent of fantasy greats such as Philip Pullman and Neil Gaiman." Legends say that the island of Joya was once a place where songbirds sang in every tree and the islanders were free to come and go as they pleased. That was before the harsh-ruling Governor arrived, and ravens drove out the native birds. Now there are no songbirds, and the people are forbidden to travel beyond the forest that separates them from the rest of the island. But for Isabella, the legends of her island home have always seemed like more than just stories. And when a series of mysterious events shakes the community, it’s Isabella—daughter to the island’s only mapmaker—who will lead a party of explorers into the forest in search of answers. As the group ventures deeper and deeper into the island, dark secrets begin to surface, and the legends Isabella has listened to all these years show signs of coming to life. Debut novelist Kiran Millwood Hargrave draws on the cultural folklore of the Canary Islands in this richly told story of a girl’s quest to map her own place in a world that legends alone have shaped. Advance Praise: "[R]eminiscent of fantasy greats such as Philip Pullman and Neil Gaiman." --The London Times

Girl of Ink Stars

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Girl of Ink Stars

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A Secret of Birds Bone

The spellbinding new novel from the bestselling author of The Girl of Ink & Stars, winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize.

Author: Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Publisher: Chicken House

ISBN: 1913322637

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

View: 297

The spellbinding new novel from the bestselling author of The Girl of Ink & Stars, winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. In an Italian city ravaged by plague, Sofia's mother carves beautiful mementoes from the bones of loved ones. But one day, she doesn't return home. Did her work lead her into danger? Sofia and her little brother Ermin are sent to the convent orphanage but soon escape, led by an enigmatic new friend and their pet crow, Corvith. Together they cross the city underground, following clues in bones up to the towers of Siena, where - circled by magpies - the children find the terrible truth ...

The Cartographer s Daughter

Originally published in the United Kingdom under the title The Girl of Ink & Stars
by Chicken House Publishing Ltd. in 2016. Knopf, Borzoi Books, and the
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Author: Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0553535307

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 655

A beautifully written story of friendship, discovery, myths, and magic that the London Times called "reminiscent of fantasy greats such as Philip Pullman and Neil Gaiman." Legends say that the island of Joya was once a place where songbirds sang in every tree and the islanders were free to come and go as they pleased. That was before the harsh-ruling Governor arrived, and ravens drove out the native birds. Now there are no songbirds, and the people are forbidden to travel beyond the forest that separates them from the rest of the island. But for Isabella, the legends of her island home have always seemed like more than just stories. And when a series of mysterious events shakes the community, it’s Isabella—daughter to the island’s only mapmaker—who will lead a party of explorers into the forest in search of answers. As the group ventures deeper and deeper into the island, dark secrets begin to surface, and the legends Isabella has listened to all these years show signs of coming to life. Debut novelist Kiran Millwood Hargrave draws on the cultural folklore of the Canary Islands in this richly told story of a girl’s quest to map her own place in a world that legends alone have shaped. Advance Praise: "[R]eminiscent of fantasy greats such as Philip Pullman and Neil Gaiman." --The London Times From the Hardcover edition.

The Mercies

Inspired by the real events of the Vardø storm and the 1621 witch trials, The Mercies is a story of love, evil, and obsession, set at the edge of civilization. One of the Best Books of the Year USA TodayGood Housekeeping

Author: Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0316529222

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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After the men in an Arctic village are wiped out, the women must survive a sinister threat in this "modern day parable, perfectly told" (Adriana Trigiani, New York Times bestselling author). Finnmark, Norway, 1617. Twenty-year-old Maren Magnusdatter stands on the craggy coast, watching the sea break into a sudden and reckless storm. Forty fishermen, including her brother and father, are drowned and left broken on the rocks below. With the menfolk wiped out, the women of the tiny Arctic town of Vardø must fend for themselves. Three years later, a stranger arrives on their shore. Absalom Cornet comes from Scotland, where he burned witches in the northern isles. He brings with him his young Norwegian wife, Ursa, who is both heady with her husband's authority and terrified by it. In Vardø, and in Maren, Ursa sees something she has never seen before: independent women. But Absalom sees only a place untouched by God, and flooded with a mighty evil. As Maren and Ursa are drawn to one another in ways that surprise them both, the island begins to close in on them, with Absalom's iron rule threatening Vardø's very existence. Inspired by the real events of the Vardø storm and the 1621 witch trials, The Mercies is a story of love, evil, and obsession, set at the edge of civilization.

The Deathless Girls

Gothic, intoxicating, feminist, darkly provoking and deeply romantic - this is the breathtakingly imagined untold story of the brides of Dracula, by bestselling author Kiran Millwood Hargrave in her much-anticipated YA debut.

Author: Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1510105808

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 272

View: 756

Gothic, intoxicating, feminist, darkly provoking and deeply romantic - this is the breathtakingly imagined untold story of the brides of Dracula, by bestselling author Kiran Millwood Hargrave in her much-anticipated YA debut. They say the thirst of blood is like a madness - they must sate it. Even with their own kin. On the eve of her divining, the day she'll discover her fate, seventeen-year-old Lil and her twin sister Kizzy are captured and enslaved by the cruel Boyar Valcar, taken far away from their beloved traveller community. Forced to work in the harsh and unwelcoming castle kitchens, Lil is comforted when she meets Mira, a fellow slave who she feels drawn to in a way she doesn't understand. But she also learns about the Dragon, a mysterious and terrifying figure of myth and legend who takes girls as gifts. They may not have had their divining day, but the girls will still discover their fate...

Orpheus and Eurydice

The story of Orpheus's tragic quest into the underworld to rescue his true love Eurydice back from the dead is one that has haunted the western imagination for over 2,000 years through many tellings, re-tellings, appropriations and ...

Author: Tom de Freston

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474276814

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 288

View: 383

The story of Orpheus's tragic quest into the underworld to rescue his true love Eurydice back from the dead is one that has haunted the western imagination for over 2,000 years through many tellings, re-tellings, appropriations and adaptations. A unique coming together of poetry, art and criticism, Orpheus and Eurydice explores the myth's impact through a graphic-poetic reconstruction of the story. Including critical reflections from leading thinkers, writers and critics, this is a compelling exploration of the enduring power of this tale.

Children s Writers Artists Yearbook 2020

This showed in my query letter, which announced The Girl of Ink & Stars (then
The Cartographer's Daughter) as a 'magical-realist YA/crossover adventure story'
... Yes, I really did write all that down, and press 'send'. Luckily, my wonderful ...

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472947622

Category: Reference

Page: 480

View: 399

Foreword by William Sutcliffe, author of Are you Experienced?, New Boy and We See Everything The indispensable guide to writing for children and young adults, this Yearbook provides inspirational articles from successful writers and illustrators, as well as practical advice on who to contact across the media and how to get published. New articles for the 2020 edition include: - Davinia Andrew-Lynch A message for under-represented writers: We Want You - Clémentine Beauvais Writing and translating children's fiction - Holly Bourne Dealing with tough issues in YA fiction - Natasha Farrant Writing about love and loss for children - Kiran Millwood Hargrave Writing magic into fiction - Salvatore Rubbino The craft of the illustrator - Deirdre Sullivan Reinventing old stories for new readers

Pages and Co the Map of Stories

"--Chris Grabenstein, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Mr. Lemoncello series *"Highly recommended for readers young and old. An important reminder of the centrality of stories in shaping our lives.

Author: Anna James

Publisher: Philomel Books

ISBN: 9781984837349

Category:

Page: 240

View: 696

The third magical bookwandering adventure in the nationally bestselling Pages & Co. series, featuring Tilly Pages as she journeys to Washington, DC, to wander inside the books at the Library of Congress. Perfect for fans of Inkheart and The Land of Stories. Tilly and Oskar embark on an impromptu trip to the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, in search of an elusive group of bookwanderers called the Archivists, who they believe are the key to restoring the balance and saving the British Underlibrary. Along the way, the friends realize that something strange is happening in the world of bookwandering: books are disappearing, people are forgetting their favorite stories, and stories are trying to drag Tilly into them. With a mysterious set of clues and some surprising new faces, Tilly and Oskar will need the help of some of their dearest fictional friends to be able to solve the mystery . . . and save bookwandering forever. Praise for Pages & Co.: The Bookwanderers: A USA Today Bestseller! A Barnes & Noble Book of the Month! A Fall 2019 Kids' Indie Next List Pick! "Mr. Lemoncello would love to go bookwandering at Pages and Co. If you love books, you're going to LOVE this book!"--Chris Grabenstein, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Mr. Lemoncello series *"Highly recommended for readers young and old. An important reminder of the centrality of stories in shaping our lives." --School Library Journal, starred review "A loving testament to the powerful magic of books and imagination." --Kirkus Reviews "An affectionate ode to books and book lovers." --Publishers Weekly "Delightful! A Joy of a book."--Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of The Girl of Ink & Stars "A thrilling, inventive, book-lover's delight."--Matt Haig, author of A Boy Called Christmas

Pages Co The Map of Stories

"--Chris Grabenstein, #1 New York Times best-selling author of the Mr. Lemoncello series *"Highly recommended for readers young and old. An important reminder of the centrality of stories in shaping our lives.

Author: Anna James

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1984837338

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 336

View: 457

The third magical bookwandering adventure in the nationally bestselling Pages & Co. series, featuring Tilly Pages as she journeys to Washington, DC, to wander inside the books at the Library of Congress. Perfect for fans of Inkheart and The Land of Stories. Tilly and Oskar embark on an impromptu trip to the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, in search of an elusive group of bookwanderers called the Archivists, who they believe are the key to restoring the balance and saving the British Underlibrary. Along the way, the friends realize that something strange is happening in the world of bookwandering: books are disappearing, people are forgetting their favorite stories, and stories are trying to drag Tilly into them. With a mysterious set of clues and some surprising new faces, Tilly and Oskar will need the help of some of their dearest fictional friends to be able to solve the mystery . . . and save bookwandering forever. Praise for Pages & Co.: The Bookwanderers: A USA Today Bestseller! A Barnes & Noble Book of the Month! A Fall 2019 Kids' Indie Next List Pick! "Mr. Lemoncello would love to go bookwandering at Pages and Co. If you love books, you're going to LOVE this book!"--Chris Grabenstein, #1 New York Times best-selling author of the Mr. Lemoncello series *"Highly recommended for readers young and old. An important reminder of the centrality of stories in shaping our lives." --School Library Journal, starred review "A loving testament to the powerful magic of books and imagination." --Kirkus Reviews "An affectionate ode to books and book lovers." --Publishers Weekly "Delightful! A Joy of a book."--Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of The Girl of Ink & Stars "A thrilling, inventive, book-lover's delight."--Matt Haig, author of A Boy Called Christmas

Children s Writers Artists Yearbook 2021

This showed in my query letter, which announced The Girl of Ink & Stars (then
The Cartographer's Daughter) as a 'magical-realist YA/crossover adventure story'
... Yes, I really did write all that down, and press 'send'. Luckily, my wonderful ...

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472968174

Category: Reference

Page: 480

View: 213

Packed full of inspirational articles from successful writers, illustrators and publishing experts, the Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook once again serves up the best independent advice to writers for children of all ages. Covering all aspects of the publishing process, across the full range of formats and genres, it will appeal to self-published writers as well as those seeking an agent-publisher or crowdfunded deal. Inside are up-to-date contact details for literary agents, publishers, prizes and grant-giving bodies, societies and creative organisations that support writers and illustrators. Universally recognised as the first port of call for all writers wanting to improve their work and their chances of getting published, this Yearbook contains an 'impressive raft of advice and notes on every aspect of the business' (Quentin Blake).

A Blot of Ink

Beneath the Banner . Being Narratives of Noble Lives and Brave Deeds . By F . J
. Cross . Illustrated . Limp cloth , is . Cloth gilt , 2s . Told Out of School . By A . J .
Daniels . Illustrated . 38 . 6d . Five Stars in a Little Pool . By Edith CARRINGTON .

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Pages Co The Bookwanderers

A National Bestseller! "Mr. Lemoncello would love to go bookwandering at Pages and Co. If you love books, you're going to LOVE this book!"--Chris Grabenstein, #1 New York Times best-selling author of the Mr. Lemoncello series.

Author: Anna James

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1984837133

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

View: 267

A National Bestseller! "An affectionate ode to books and book lovers." --Publishers Weekly An enchanting story about the magic of books and the power of imagination from debut author Anna James. Perfect for fans of Inkheart, The Land of Stories, and Story Thieves. Soon to be a major television series! Since her mother's disappearance, eleven-year-old Tilly Pages has found comfort in the stories at Pages & Co., her grandparents' bookshop. But when her favorite characters, Anne of Green Gables and Alice from Wonderland, start showing up at the shop,Tilly's adventures become very real. Not only can she follow Anne and Alice into their books, she discovers she can bookwander into any story she chooses. Tilly's new ability leads her to fun and exciting adventures, but danger may be lurking on the very next page... When new secrets are uncovered, it's up to Tilly to solve the mystery of what happened to her mother all those years ago. From debut author Anna James comes a charming and exciting adventure about a bookish young heroine, a mysterious librarian, and a magical bookshop that will delight book lovers everywhere. Praise for Pages & Co.: The Bookwanderers: A Fall 2019 Kids' Indie Next List Pick! -"A loving testament to the powerful magic of books and imagination." --Kirkus Reviews -"Delightful! A Joy of a book."--Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of The Girl of Ink & Stars -"A lovely and enchanting read, whether you're 9 years old or 49 years old." --The Belfast Telegraph

The Dog Who Saved the World

The astounding new novel from the bestselling and Costa-shortlisted author of Time Travelling with a Hamster, this is a story for everyone of ten and older who loves adventure, laughs and tears.

Author: Ross Welford

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0008256985

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 416

View: 442

The astounding new novel from the bestselling and Costa-shortlisted author of Time Travelling with a Hamster, this is a story for everyone of ten and older who loves adventure, laughs and tears.

The 1 000 year old Boy

Another great read from one of my favourite middlegrade writers' Kiran Millwood
Hargrave, author of The Girl of Ink and Stars 'A cracking story about family and
friendship that spans all ages' Christopher Edge, author of The Many Worlds of ...

Author: Ross Welford

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0008256950

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 400

View: 971

The astonishing, beautiful new story for all readers of 10 and over from the bestselling and Costa-shortlisted author of TIME TRAVELLING WITH A HAMSTER.

Sky

Sky is the second book in Sarah's debut series, The Huntress trilogy. Sarah lives in Sussex, close to the sea, with Lily, a street-wise ginger cat and an excitable mini-lop bunny named Peter.

Author: Sarah Driver

Publisher: Egmont UK

ISBN: 1780317646

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 384

View: 303

'Driver's prose takes flight in Huntress: Sky. Exhilarating, gripping and full of heart' Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of The Girl of Ink and Stars. The second book in a stunning new fantasy adventure trilogy, perfect for readers aged 9+ and fans of Philip Pullman, Piers Torday, Abi Elphinstone, Katherine Rundell and Frances Hardinge. Seek the scattered Storm-Opals of Sea, Sky and Land, before an enemy finds them and uses them to wield dark power . . . The trail of the Storm-Opals takes Mouse further than she has ever been before. With her little brother Sparrow and friend Crow alongside her, she stumbles into the world of Sky, where fortresses are hidden amongst the clouds, secret libraries (skybraries) nestle atop gigantic icebergs and the sky swirls with warring tribes and their ferocious flying beasts. Can they solve Da's message before it's too late for their ship, their tribe and the whole of Trianukka? Sky-soaring, beast-chattering, dream-dancing, draggle-riding, terrodyl-flying, world-saving adventure. Praise for Sea, the first book in The Huntress Trilogy: 'Moonsprites. Terrodyls. Beastchatter. The Huntress: Sea is a heart-thumpingly brilliant adventure. Paver meets Pullman. A real gem' - Abi Elphinstone, author of The Dreamsnatcher and The Shadow Keeper 'A glorious world, a wild adventure and a fierce heroine. I can't stop thinking about this book!' - Robin Stevens, author of Murder Most Unladylike If you like Northern Lights, The Lie Tree, The Girl of Ink and Stars and Rooftoppers, you'll love The Huntress Trilogy. Sarah Driver is a graduate of the Bath Spa MA in Writing for Young People, during which she won the United Agents Most Promising Writer prize in 2014. She is also a qualified nurse and midwife. Sarah started writing stories as a small child and lists her influences as Spellhorn by Berlie Doherty, A Necklace Of Raindrops by Joan Aiken and the Carbonel books by Barbara Sleigh – those gorgeous, magical stories that create and nurture readers. When she’s not writing, she can be found walking by the sea, visiting exhibitions, reading or travelling, often in the name of research. She has seen humpback whales from an oak boat in the northern seas of Iceland, eaten cubes of six-month fermented Greenland shark, and journeyed by train beyond the arctic circle to the far north of Swedish Lapland, where she rode a slightly obstinate horse through a forest, under the northern lights, in temperatures of -32 degrees. She has learned that even horrifying bouts of sea-sickness make excellent research material. Sky is the second book in Sarah's debut series, The Huntress trilogy. Sarah lives in Sussex, close to the sea, with Lily, a street-wise ginger cat and an excitable mini-lop bunny named Peter.

Make More Noise

An incredible collection of brand new short stories, from ten of the UK's very best storytellers, celebrating inspirational girls and women, being published tocommemorate the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in the UK. Featuring short ...

Author: Emma Carroll

Publisher: Nosy Crow

ISBN: 1788002490

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 320

View: 601

An incredible collection of brand new short stories, from ten of the UK's very best storytellers, celebrating inspirational girls and women, being published tocommemorate the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in the UK. Featuring short stories by Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize-wining The Girl of Ink and Stars, M.G. Leonard, author of Beetle Boy, Patrice Lawrence, author of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize-winning Orangeboy, Katherine Woodfine, author of The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow, Sally Nicholls, author of Things a Bright Girl Can Do, Emma Carroll, author of Letters from the Lighthouse, and more! £1 from the sale of every book will be donated to Camfed, an international charity which tackles poverty and inequality by supporting women's education in the developing world.

Orphans of the Tide

The breathtaking fantasy adventure for fans of His Dark Materials that The Times calls 'Unputdownable'.

Author: Struan Murray

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0241384443

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 352

View: 870

The breathtaking fantasy adventure for fans of His Dark Materials that The Times calls 'Unputdownable'. The City was built on a sharp mountain that jutted improbably from the sea, and the sea kept trying to claim it back. That grey morning, once the tide had retreated, a whale was found on a rooftop. When a mysterious boy washes in with the tide, the citizens believe he's the Enemy - the god who drowned the world - come again to cause untold chaos. Only Ellie, a fearless young inventor living in a workshop crammed with curiosities, believes he's innocent. But the Enemy can take possession of any human body and the ruthless Inquisition are determined to destroy it forever. To save the boy, Ellie must prove who he really is - even if that means revealing her own dangerous secret . . . 'Unputdownable' - The Times 'Enthralling' - The Daily Express 'Sumptuously atmospheric . . . tirelessly inventive' - The Daily Telegraph 'Gripping' - The Guardian 'Energetic and inventive' - Sunday Times 'Gripping and original' - The Observer 'Singularly brilliant' - Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of The Girl of Ink and Stars and The Mercies 'Compellingly inventive and unpredictable' - Piers Torday, author of The Last Wild 'A terrific debut of strange myths and dark secrets' - The Bookseller (Editor's Choice)

Once We Were Witches

I can't stop thinking about this book!' - Robin Stevens, author of Murder Most Unladylike Sky 'Driver's prose takes flight in Huntress: Sky.

Author: Sarah Driver

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781405295543

Category: Children's stories

Page: 352

View: 822

A spellbinding new middle grade series crackling with magic and adventure, perfect for fans of Starfell, Nevermoor and A Pinch of Magic. I am Spel. Daughter of witches. The only one who can step between worlds. The only one who can save my sister. If I can find her before the witch hunt begins . . . Thirteen years ago, magic was banished and the witches were hunted. Sisters Spel and Egg are the daughters of witches, but they grow up in Miss Mouldheel's School for Wicked Girls with no idea who they really are. Until the day the message arrives telling them to run . . . The message sends them to a funeral parlour in a far away village - and their new guardian, the Undertaker, has a secret. Beneath the funeral parlour is a portal to the Other Ways - four worlds that lie parallel to ours. When Egg vanishes through the portal, Spel knows she must try to save her sister. But no one can step between the worlds - or can they? The first in a new fantasy adventure series with a witchy twist from the author of The Huntress trilogy PRAISE FOR THE HUNTRESS Sea 'A glorious world, a wild adventure and a fierce heroine. I can't stop thinking about this book!' - Robin Stevens, author of Murder Most Unladylike Sky 'Driver's prose takes flight in Huntress: Sky. Exhilarating, gripping and full of heart' Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of The Girl of Ink and Stars Storm 'A thrillingly wild adventure that crackles with magic' Abi Elphinstone, author of Sky Song Sarah Driver is a graduate of the Bath Spa MA in Writing for Young People, during which she won the United Agents Most Promising Writer prize. She is also a qualified nurse and midwife. Sarah started writing stories as a small child and lists her influences as Spellhorn by Berlie Doherty, A Necklace Of Raindrops by Joan Aiken and the Carbonel books by Barbara Sleigh - those gorgeous, magical stories that create and nurture readers. When she's not writing, she can be found walking by the sea, visiting exhibitions, reading or travelling, often in the name of research. She has seen humpback whales from an oak boat in the northern seas of Iceland, eaten cubes of six-month fermented Greenland shark, and journeyed by train beyond the arctic circle to the far north of Swedish Lapland, where she rode a slightly obstinate horse through a forest, under the northern lights, in temperatures of -32 degrees. She has learned that even horrifying bouts of sea-sickness make excellent research material. Sarah lives in Sussex, close to the sea, with Lily, a street-wise ginger cat and an excitable mini-lop bunny named Peter.