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The Pearl in the Ice by Cathryn Constable

The Pearl in the Ice

Cathryn Constable

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Category: Children's
Imprint: Chicken House Ltd
Publisher: Chicken House Ltd
Publication date: 7 Nov 2019
ISBN: 9781912626519

Twelve-year-old Marina is supposed to be going to boarding school to learn how to be a lady - but instead, she stows away on her father's ship. Soon she's embarked on a dangerous voyage where a great secret lies in wait ...

  • The Sunday TimesChildren's Book of the Week
4 stars out of 5
Nicolette Jones
10 Nov 2019

"Lively storytelling blends fairy tale and a romanticised history"

Lively storytelling blends fairy tale and a romanticised history, and carries Marina through peril and discovery after she stows away on her father’s ship. It tells us that young people deserve to be heard, that they should “find the things that interest them and pursue them with as much energy as they can muster”, and that they should be careful who they trust. Above all, girls should be whoever they want to be.

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