Out November 5th 2020
Sometimes at the darkest hour,
Hope shines the brightest…
When Col’s childhood imaginary friends come to life, he discovers a world where myths and legends are real. Accompanied by his guardians – a six-foot tiger, a badger in a waistcoat and a miniature knight – Col must travel to Blitz-bombed London to save his sister.
But there are darker forces at work, even than the Nazi bombings. Soon Col is pursued by the terrifying Midwinter King, who is determined to bring an eternal darkness down over everything…
“Pure magic. Storytelling at its very best.” Abi Elphinstone, author of RUMBLESTAR
“Spectacular. A story of real and rare power – one of the best books I’ve read in years.” Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of THE GIRL OF INK AND STARS
“Funny, thrilling, moving … everything that is brilliant about children’s literature.” Sophie Anderson, author of THE HOUSE WITH CHICKEN LEGS