THE HOUSE WITH CHICKEN LEGS

THE HOUSE WITH CHICKEN LEGS

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Marinka dreams of a normal life, where her house stays somewhere long enough for her to make friends. But her house has chicken legs and moves on without warning. The only people Marinka meets are dead; they disappear when her grandmother, Baba Yaga, guides them through The Gate. Marinka wants to change her destiny, but her house has other ideas.

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A breathtaking reimagining of the Russian fairy tale of Baba Yaga, The House with Chicken Legs is the award-winning, spellbinding story of one girl’s adventure to find her destiny.

Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards
Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize
Shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal
Shortlisted for Children’s Fiction Book of the Year at the British Book Awards
Shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award

Marinka dreams of a normal life, where her house stays in one place long enough for her to make friends. But her house has chicken legs and moves on without warning.

For Marinka’s grandmother is Baba Yaga, who guides spirits between this world and the next. Marinka longs to change her destiny and sets out to break free from her grandmother’s footsteps, but her house has other ideas…

“Enticing, a little bit dangerous, and thrumming with possibilities.” Kiran Millwood Hargrave

“A magical tale… a captivating and original retelling of a traditional story straight out of folklore. Beautiful escapism.” Sunday Express

Additional information

Weight 0,3 kg
Dimensions 19,48 × 12,94 × 2,25 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

336

Language

English

Edition

Paperback original

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J

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