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It's 1919. Henry has moved to the countryside with her parents and her baby sister, Piglet - all still scarred by the death of her brother.

Alone in her head, she begins to explore her surroundings, encouraged by her only friends - characters from her favourite books. Nobody much notices when she wanders into the woods at the bottom of the garden and meets Moth, a striking witchlike woman. Together they form a bond that could help Henry save her family.

©2016 Lucy Strange (P)2016 W.F. Howes Ltd

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"Rich with nods to classics like Tom's Midnight Garden, this outstanding debut explores family, grief and mental illness with great skill." ( The Bookseller)

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A totally gripping story

A wonderful story from to finish. Unexpected ending.
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