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The Cloud Thief, Paperback / softback Book

The Cloud Thief Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


  A gorgeously cosy fantasy novel from the acclaimed author of The Apprentice Witch series and The Spell Tailors – perfect for fans of Studio Ghibli and Diana Wynne Jones. Mara lives with her father in a drought-stricken village, where rain comes at a price controlled by powerful cloud-makers.

Without enough water, the village crops, animals and people will continue to suffer.  When Mara’s father’s illness takes a turn for the worse, she sneaks to The Cloud Factory in the hopes a healthy cloud will help him. But stealing a cloud isn’t simple, as Mara soon finds – and she begins to discover the secrets behind The Cloud Factory … A spellbinding new fantasy from the acclaimed author of the Apprentice Witch trilogy and The Spell Tailors Set in a unique magical world, where clouds are made, bought, and sold For fans of Studio Ghibli and Diana Wynne Jones – with an eco twist! Explores important themes such as climate change, animal rights and inequality in an engaging child-friendly and accessible way PRAISE FOR THE APPRENTICE WITCH:  'Reminded me of the best of the Worst Witch books' ABI ELPHINSTONE 'A charming tale of magic, bravery and friendship, reminiscent of Diana Wynne Jones.' GUARDIAN 'Entirely more charming, adventurous, and full of heart than a book has any right to be.' TRENTON LEE STEWART 'A delightful, witty and vivid story' KIRAN MILLWOOD HARGRAVE



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