A spellbinding and poignant new adventure from Susanna Bailey, the critically acclaimed author of Snow Foal.
Perfect for fans of Jacqueline Wilson and Hannah Gold
‘Haunting and lovely’ – Anthony McGowan
“A truly inspirational story about finding the courage to face your fears” – Mel Darbon
Jonah is Rio’s big brother. It’s his job. It always has been. Especially when Mam does one of her disappearing acts, like now. Her name’s Marina, which means ‘from the sea’. And just like the sea: she changes with the wind. She comes, she goes.
The sea was there the last time Jonah and Rio saw her. The Whitby Sea. And it wasn’t in a good mood. No-one has seen Mam since that day and the social workers say . . . she’s not coming back this time.
REVIEWS FOR SNOW FOAL 'I absolutely love Snow Foal - it's so truthful, tender and touching. A book to read in a day and remember for a lifetime' (Dame Jacqueline Wilson, author of Tracy Beaker) 'A beautiful book with a big heart' (Gill Lewis, author of Sky Hawk) 'How much my daughter and I enjoyed Snow Foal! It's a gripping sensitively written book' (Jenny McLachlan, author of The Land of Roar) 'A mesmerising new voice about a girl that deserves to be heard' (Joanna Nadin) 'One of my most highly-anticipated reads of the year' (Hana Tooke, author of The Unadoptables) 'Snow Foal shines out with compassion and understanding for the children at its heart. Susanna's writing is delicate and beautifully understated' (Julia Green) 'A tender, lyrical tale for a cold winter's night that will lift the spirits and warm the heart' (Steve Voake) REVIEWS FOR OTTERS' MOON 'A beautiful story, immersed in the wild and restorative power of nature. I loved it' (Gill Lewis, author of Sky Hawk) 'An excellent book - haunting and lovely. A delightful work of art' (Anthony McGowan) 'Sue writes with sensitivity and understanding about two children struggling to navigate complex emotions and situations' (Julia Green)
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