The Mysterious Woods of Whistle Root

The Mysterious Woods of Whistle Root

By Christopher Pennell; Rebecca Bond (Illustrator)

Harcourt Brace and Company, Hardcover, 9780547792637, 215pp.

Publication Date: September 10, 2013


A little girl who can only sleep during the day grows from something of an isolated town oddity to the heiress of an ancient legacy of magic and music.

Exquisitely illustrated, this gentle, satisfyingyoung fantasy is filled with unforgettable, quirky characters and imagery. A perfect read-aloud, it shows how one can find friends in the unlikeliest of places windowsills, rabbit burrows, the library.
Debut author Christopher Pennell casts a spell with his irresistible adventure while illustrator Rebecca Bond's pen-and-ink drawings perfectly capture this atmospheric world and contribute to the feel of a timeless classic. Step into the mysterious woods of Whistle Root and feel the magic.

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