Publication Date: 10/11/2022 ISBN: 9781913696313 Category:

The Girl of Ink & Stars (illustrated edition)

Kiran Millwood Hargrave, Olia Muza

Publisher: Chicken House Ltd
Publication Date: 10/11/2022 ISBN: 9781913696313 Category:




Beautiful, thrilling and magical, Sunday Times bestselling-author
Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s critically-acclaimed first
novel is a modern classic.

Forbidden to leave her island, Isabella dreams of the faraway
lands her cartographer father once mapped.

When her friend disappears, she volunteers to guide the search.
The world beyond the walls is a monster-filled wasteland –
and beneath the dry rivers and smoking mountains, a fire demon
is stirring from its sleep.

Soon, following her map, her heart and an ancient myth, Isabella
discovers the true end of her journey: to save the island itself.

A beautifully written, multi award-winning story of friendship,
discovery, myths and magic for any age – perfect
for fans of Philip Pullman, Frances Hardinge or Katherine Rundell.

A perfect gift, illustrated in colour by Olia Muza, and
featuring a bonus chapter.

From the author of Julia and the Shark, Leila
and the Blue Fox and The Mercies, chosen for
the Richard & Judy Book Club.

Set in an extensive and stunningly-imagined parallel
world imbued with magical realism.

‘Absolutely loved it from start to finish’ TOM

‘I read it, I loved it’ MALORIE BLACKMAN

‘Kiran Millwood Hargrave creates a spellbinding world of magic,
myth and adventure’ EMMA CARROLL

Winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize
Winner of the British Book Awards Children’s Book
of the Year
Shortlisted for the Branford
Boase Award
Shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize

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