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Author: Hargrave, Kiran Millwood, Muza, Olia

Cartography, map-making & projections
Published 22/11/2022 by Chicken House Ltd in the United Kingdom
Hardback | 336 pages

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 PrizeWinner of the British Book Awards Children's Book

of the YearShortlisted for the Branford

Boase AwardShortlisted for the Jhalak Prize

The Girl of Ink & Stars (illustrated edition)

SKU: 9781913696313
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