He flipped the heavy silver coin over and over between his fingers and watched the dancing orbs it cast around the walls of his bedroom. Who was this king with an icy crown and what country did he rule?’
A mysterious visitor with a thirteenth birthday gift is just the first in a series of extraordinary events for the boy nicknamed Strange on account of his peculiar turquoise eyes. Then, on Christmas Eve, a shocking revelation and a summons to Silverbells Academy means a life-changing decision for Toby Gentle. Can he really step into the sleigh and leave his brothers and sisters behind on brutal Bluebell Farm? What if it’s his only chance to save them all, and discover who he really is and where he belongs?
Let debut author C.G. Hickling take you on a breath-taking ride to the North, and a new world of magical snow globes, talking reindeer, giant blue Ye’ti, psychotic warrior penguins, and Figgypud’s chocolate. Climb aboard and join the adventure!
Children's fantasy adventure fiction for 9+ years. Cover illustration by Ursula Chamberlain. Ebook available from Amazon.