A spellbinding new fantasy novel from the author of The
Apprentice Witch series – perfect for fans of Studio
Ghibli and Diana Wynne Jones.
‘A cosy, magical adventure which touches on the problems associated
with fast fashion.’ THE BOOKSELLER
‘Enchanting’ THE WEEK JUNIOR
Hen dreams of joining the family spell-tailor business, making
magical homemade outfits.
But the shop is struggling, thanks to the cheap clothing factory
that has opened nearby.
Stumbling upon a stitch – one that can sew memories into seams
– Hen thinks he has the answer that will save them. Instead,
he’s shocked to be banned from sowing forever.
What is going on? And can he unravel the mystery before it’s too
Combines James Nicol’s trademark cosy fantasy with
an enchanting mystery – perfect for readers 8 and up
Explores the real magic of clothes as Hen, a spell tailor’s
apprentice, struggles to master his family craft –
and discovers a new kind of stitch in the process
A warm hug of a book – one to curl up with in your
favourite old jumper!