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The Snow Spider
Book Review

The Snow Spider

Jenny Nimmo. HarperCollins. (192p) ISBN 9781405281775 It is on Gwyn’s ninth birthday when his Grandmother gives him an assortment of strange objects and tells him he could be a magician. It was on Gwyn’s fifth birthday when his sister, Bethan, went missing. For those four years his father has blamed Gwyn for Bethan’s disappearance, but …

Sky Song
Book Review

Sky Song

Abi Elphinstone. Simon & Schuster. (288p) ISBN 9781471146077 Sky Song started as if it was a children’s classic, with an evil Ice Queen corrupting what used to be good and fair and after the first chapter I was hooked. It concerns the quest of Eska and Flint, with various other companions, to fight the Ice …

The Wolf Wilder
Book Review

The Wolf Wilder

Katherine Rundell. Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. (272p) ISBN 9781526605511 A girl with a red cape, a boy soldier, a boy with an axe and, of course, wolves. The Wolf Wilder is a magnificent re-imagining of a classic tale written by Katherine Rundell and gloriously illustrated by Gelrev Ongbico is set in the snows of revolutionary Russia. …