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The Snow Merchant
by Sam Gayton
Author: Sam Gayton & Chris Riddell
Lettie Peppercorn lives in a house on stilts near the wind swept coast of Albion. She has nobody to talk to except Perriwinkle the pigeon. Her days are filled with chores of floor-sweeping, bed-making and soup stirring. Her dreams are filled with memories of her mother who vanished a long time ago. Nothing incredible has ever happened to Lettie but one winter’s night the snow merchant comes.
Lettie is thrown into an adventure with new friends, old secrets and dangerous enemies along with a lot of magic. Lettie puts her life in danger and learns the truth about her past to try to save the ones she loves. Noah in this book is a challenging character. He can grow a stalk out of his neck, owns a "beat" made by his grandmother, He trusts the wind and turns into a whale all whilst never losing his sweet personality.
The snow merchant claims to be an alchemist as well as the best thing that ever lived. His suitcase he carries his newest invention. Will his new invention change Lettie’s life as well as the rest of the world?
This book is full of fantasy and family secrets, magical transformations and wild adventure.
Teagan Pritchard (11)