East of the Sun, West of the Moon by Jackie Morris
  

East of the Sun, West of the Moon

Written by Jackie Morris
Illustrated by Jackie Morris

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A treat of a tale, this makes a rich full-length story out of a classic folk tale from the snowy northern lands. Living in poverty after has family has been forced to leave their home, a young girl is visited by a magical white bear. She is fearless as she sets off on his back to his amazing castle where she lives with him in great comfort and contentment. Much is unknown and much is magic. Unintentionally, the girl breaks the magic spell and so condemns the white bear to a tragic fate. The girl and the bear must part and she must find a way to put the story right. A thought provoking story about growing up and leaving home for something new.

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Synopsis

East of the Sun, West of the Moon by Jackie Morris

From the moment she saw him, she knew the bear had come for her. How many times had she dreamt of the bear...Now, here he was, as if spelled from her dreams. I will come with you, Bear, she said. It is the beginning of an extraordinary journey for the girl. First to the bear's secret palace in faraway mountains, where she is treated so courteously, but where she experiences the bear's unfathomable sadness, and a deep mystery...As the bear's secret unravels, another journey unfolds...a long and desperate journey, that takes the girl to the homes of the four Winds and beyond, to the castle east of the sun, west of the moon.

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Jackie Morris does more than tell a story, she conjures glorious landscapes of the heart. -- Meg Rosoff, author of How I Live Now

About the Author

Jackie Morris

Jackie Morris lives in Wales, where she writes and paints. She has two children, a small pack of dogs and a small pride of cats. She exhibits her paintings in galleries nationwide. Her internationally bestselling picture books for Frances Lincoln are Ted Hughes’ How the Whale Became; Mariana and the Merchild; The Snow Leopard; Can You See a Little Bear?; The Snow Whale; Lord of the Forest; as well as those she has both written and illustrated, The Seal Children; The Time of the Lion; Little One We Knew You’d Come; Tell Me a Dragon; The Cat and the Fiddle: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes; The Ice Bear. She has also written and illustrated a critically acclaimed novel for older children, East of the Sun, West of the Moon.

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Hardback
176 pages
Interest Age: From 11 to 14 years

Author

Jackie Morris
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Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

7th February 2013

ISBN

9781847802941

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