Publication Date: 05/05/2022 ISBN: 9781913696481 Category:

The Map of Leaves

Yarrow Townsend

Publisher: Chicken House Ltd
Publication Date: 05/05/2022 ISBN: 9781913696481 Category:
Paperback / Softback

£7.99

Quantity:

Description

Set in a world where plants talk, friendship is hard-won
and adventure is around the bend of every river …

‘Townsend has
crafted an uncannily rich and tactile atmosphere, grounding the
reader in the setting so successfully that I could almost feel the
river mist settling in my hair.’ SARAH DRIVER

‘Just
finished this breathless marvel and there’s so much to love about
it. Wild and imaginative storytelling, it introduces us to talking
oaks, poisonous rock and a central character with a lot to prove.’
FLEUR HITCHCOCK

‘A striking
new voice and a thrilling, beautiful, important book, full of characters
I will never forget.’ NATASHA FARRANT

Orla has lived on her own since Ma died, with only her beloved
garden for company. When sickness comes and nature is blamed, Orla
knows she must find a cure.

Armed with her mother’s book of plants and remedies, she steals
away on a river boat with two other stowaways, Idris and Ariana.

Soon the trio must navigate the rapids of the Inkwater to a poisonous
place from which they may never return …

The debut novel from an astonishingly talented new writer

A wild rapids-ride of a story, suffused at every turn
with authentic details of the natural world

A gorgeous gifty book: a flapped paperback with illustration
by Marie-Alice Harel

Find this book on the following lists

Book experts at your service

What are you looking for?

A recommendation
Something specific
  • Mr B's Recommendation Station
  • Fill in the three questions below, along with your name and email address, and our book experts will be in touch soon with their personal recommendations

  • I'm after something specific
  • Tell us about the book, author or subject you're looking for, along with your name and email address and our book experts will be in touch as soon as possible