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The Frozen Sea by Piers Torday

The Frozen Sea

Piers Torday

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Category: Children's
Imprint: Quercus Children's Books
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Publication date: 5 Mar 2020
ISBN: 9781784294540

Jewel Hastings doesn't know who she is. But she is about to discover that she is one of the most remarkable people to have ever walked the earth...

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4 stars out of 5
Fiona Noble
13 Dec 2019

"A spellbinding fantasy "

It is 1984, 40 years since four children stepped through a magical library door into the enchanted world of Folio in The Last Magician. Now it is Patricia's daughter, Jewel, who makes a mysterious discovery in an old bookshop, embarking on a quest with a wonderfully acerbic hamster and a malfunctioning robot. A spellbinding fantasy with some pertinent warnings about our addiction to technology. The series was conceived as an ode to Narnia, and while no knowledge of it is necessary, fans will enjoy the echoes of The Silver Chair here.

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