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‘The Sky Beneath the Stone is the immersive and beautifully written first novel from bold new voice in children’s fiction Alex Mullarky.’

Time now to introduce you to a new voice in children’s fiction, Alex Mullarky. If you like your children’s books packed with magic, adventure and mischief, it’s time to put this book on your list! Here’s a sneaky peek . . .

 

The Sky Beneath The Stone
By Alex Mullarky
Published by Floris Books

 

Thirteen-year-old Ivy North is an adventurer. She can pitch a tent in four minutes flat, knows the local landscape like the back of her hand, and she’s an expert map reader. There’s just one problem.

She’s afraid to go outside.

But when her little brother is transformed into a kestrel by a powerful sorcerer, Ivy is the only one who can rescue him. Following him through a mysterious hole in the garden wall, she emerges in Underfell — an enchanted realm that seems like the Lake District she knows, but is dangerously different…

The Sky Beneath the Stone is the immersive and beautifully written first novel from bold new voice in children’s fiction Alex Mullarky. Publishing on the 24th of February, this stunning fantasy adventure effortlessly blends the natural world with the fantastical in a celebration of nature, history and folklore. Join the author below for a special sneak peek at this breath-taking debut for 10-13 year olds…

‘Bright and brilliant — a perfect blend of magic, adventure and heart.’
— Sophie Anderson, author of The House with Chicken Legs

‘A beautifully written adventure steeped in the myths and magic of the Lake District.’
— Ross MacKenzie, author of the Nowhere Emporium trilogy

 

The Sky Beneath The Stone by Alex Mullarky is published by Floris Books, priced £7.99.

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