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A timeless fantasy: Take a sneak peek at A Clock of Stars by Francesca Gibbons and Chris Riddell

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22 October 2020

A timeless fantasy: Take a sneak peek at A Clock of Stars by Francesca Gibbons and Chris Riddell

A magical new world: Read our review of A Clock of Stars by Francesca Gibbons and Chris Riddell

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20 October 2020

A magical new world: Read our review of A Clock of Stars by Francesca Gibbons and Chris Riddell

Publisher details

A Clock of Stars
Authors
Chris Riddell, Francesca Gibbons
Publisher
HarperCollins
Genre
Children’s Fiction
Released
29 October, 2020

Synopsis

With all the magic of Narnia and the humour of Mary Poppins, this is a future middle grade fantasy classic – and the beginning of an unforgettable journey…Imogen should be nice to her little sister Marie. She should be nice to her mum's boyfriend too. And she certainly shouldn't follow a strange silver moth through a door in a tree. But then… who does what they're told?Followed by Marie, Imogen finds herself falling into a magical kingdom where the two sisters are swept up in a thrilling race against time – helped by the spoiled prince of the kingdom, a dancing bear, a very grumpy hunter… and even the stars above them.Thrilling, sharply funny, and with characters you will fall in love with, A Clock of Stars is a timeless fantasy from an astonishing new voice.
Francesca Gibbons
About the author

Francesca Gibbons

Francesca Gibbons has been telling tall tales for as long as she can remember. She had the idea for The Shadow Moth when she was a child. Now it's the first book in her middle-grade trilogy, A Clock of Stars, due to be published by HarperCollins in October 2020.Fran did most of her growing up in Staffordshire. She read English at the University of Bristol and now lives in the Cotswolds with her husband. She also works as a freelance copywriter.

Books by Francesca Gibbons

Chris Riddell
About the author

Chris Riddell

Chris Riddell is an author, political cartoonist (for The Observer), and the illustrator of A Great Big Cuddle by Michael Rosen. His other books include Pirate Diary and Jonathan Swift's Gulliver, both winners of the Kate Greenaway Medal, as well as Castle Diary. He won the Smarties Prize in 2008. Chris lives in Brighton.

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