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The Twistrose Key


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A captivating adventure story for fans of The Chronicles of Narnia and The Golden Compass.

Something is wrong in the house Lin's family rented. The clocks tick too slowly. Frost covers the flowerbed, even in a rain storm. And when a secret key marked "Twistrose" arrives for her, Lin finds in a crack in the cellar and unlocks a gate to the world of Sylver. This frozen realm is the home of every dead animal who ever loved a child. Lin is overjoyed to be reunited with Rufus, the pet she buried under the rosebush. But together they must find the missing Winter Prince in order to save Sylver from destructionand#133;and theyand#8217;re not the only ones hunting for the Prince.

Exhilarating suspense and unforgettable characters await the readers of this magical adventure, destined to become a classic.

and#147;This jewel of a story will capture your heart and your imaginationand#133;Readers should take their time and read with care to fully grasp and decipher the fresh mythology of the land of Sylver. Itand#8217;ll leave you gasping, laughing, and maybe shedding a tear or two.and#8221; and#151;The New York Journal of Books

"Beguiling.and#8221;and#151;New York Times Book Review

and#147;This debut novel will captivate readersand#133;Fantasy that evokes the classics of yore and stands proudly among them.and#8221; and#151;Kirkus Reviews, starred review

About the Author

Tone Almhjell received a masterand#8217;s degree in English Literature from the University of Oslo and worked as a journalist before deciding to write fiction full-time. She lives in Oslo, Norway, with her husband, their two children, and two mischievous cats. The Twistrose Key is her debut novel.and#160;

Product Details

Almhjell, Tone
Puffin Books
Schoenherr, Ian
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
Grade Level:
from 5
Black and white
7.75 x 5.06 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 10

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