The Snow Spider

Snowy magic! Pure wintry delight: break out the woolly mittens and hot chocolate. A gorgeous tale of magic and mystery, set in the brooding Welsh mountains. It’s been four years since Gwyn’s family fell apart, when his sister Bethan vanished. But on his ninth birthday, his Nain brings five strange gifts which will reveal another gift – inside him. First Gwyn must take a brooch and cast it into the wind. The wind sends something back: a snow spider. So begins Gwyn’s journey as a magician. But can he find a spell to bring his lost sister home?

  • A classic tale of magic in the snowy Welsh mountains
  • Winner of the Smarties Prize and Tir na n-Og Award
  • From the author of the popular Charlie Bone series
  • Great for fans of Harry Potter and the Narnia books

“Jenny Nimmo writes with incredible vigour and passion.” Guardian

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    Jenny Nimmo has twice won the Nestle Smarties Prize for The Snow Spider and The Owl Tree.

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