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The Magic Place

Chris Wormell

A Sunday Times Book of the Year

'Brimming with detail and dazzling perspective' Chris Mould

'An extraordinary piece of work' David Tazzyman

'And even though she only saw it in her dreams, she felt sure it was real.'

Clementine works as a slave for her wicked aunt and uncle.

But she dreams of a magic place, and she's determined to escape and find it.

With the help of a very clever cat, she sets off on an adventure that might just make her dreams come true.

An exciting, moving and funny tale about finding the most magical place of all. HOME.


Chris Wormell is one of Britain’s most celebrated author-illustrators and print makers. Known for his instantly recognisable style, Chris is the acclaimed illustrator of the iconic covers for Philip Pullman's La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust – Volume One and the award-winning H is for Hawk, as well as the creator of a host of picture books, including the bestselling George and the Dragonand One Smart Fish. He has won a number of literary awards including the Bologna Ragazza Prize, a Nestle Smarties Award and a Booktrust Early Years Award. His artwork has also featured in advertising campaigns for Jaguar, Marks and Spencer, The Natural History Museum, the Royal Opera House and Adnams beer amongst others.

Category:  Young Adult Fiction
ISBN:  9781788450164
Publisher:  David Fickling Books
On sale:  May 2021
Format:  Paperback
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