From the bestselling author of THE GIRL OF INK & STARS comes a gorgeous wintry folk tale for young and old alike - an exciting adventure to the frozen north, perfect for fans of Philip Pullman. 'This gorgeous story of bravery, sisterhood, goodbyes and beginnings is a must for everyone.' JESSIE BURTON'The Way Past Winter is a masterclass in exquisite storytelling.' CATHERINE DOYLE'Gorgeous, heartfelt and incredibly exciting.
Her best yet, and that's saying something.' ROBIN STEVENSMila and her sisters live with their brother Oskar in a small forest cabin in the snow.
One night, a fur-clad stranger arrives seeking shelter for himself and his men.
But by the next morning, they've gone - taking Oskar with them.
Fearful for his safety, Mila and her sisters set out to bring Oskar back - even it means going north, crossing frozen wild-lands to find a way past an eternal winter.
JFHF Folklore, myths & legends, RGBL Forests, rainforests, VXWM Magic, spells & alchemy, YFA Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage), YFC Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage), YFD Horror & ghost stories, chillers (Children's / Teenage), YFH Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage), YFJ Traditional stories (Children's / Teenage), YFN Family & home stories (Children's / Teenage), YXF Personal & social issues: family issues (Children's / Teenage)