by Caryl Lewis, Ermos, George | Reading age: from c 8 years
Published 12/05/2022 by PAN MACMILLAN (Macmillan Children’s Books) in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 288 pages

ISBN: 9781529077667 Category:


‘Some books are about magic. Some books ARE magic. Seed will cast a spell on you’ – Frank Cottrell-BoyceSeed is a funny, big-hearted story by award-winner Caryl Lewis about the power of hope and imagination when you believe in the impossible. Perfect for readers of 8-12. Illustrated in black and white throughout by George Ermos.

Shortlisted for Breakthrough Children’s Book of the Year, The Week Junior Book AwardsShortlisted for the Brandford Boase Award 2023Marty doesn’t have much. Unlike his mum, who has billions of things: newspapers, holey shoes, rusty lawnmowers, broken picture frames – she keeps EVERYTHING! It’s hard to leave the house. Marty wonders if anything will ever change.

But on Marty’s birthday, Grandad, with a glint in his eye, gifts Marty a very special seed. Grandad hasn’t been this excited since he invented the bum scratcher 2000 or thought he’d brewed wonder fuel from rhubarb leaves! The seed grows bigger and bigger, and launches Grandad, Marty and his best friend Gracie on an impossible, wondrous plan fuelled by love, hopes and dreams.

Praise for The Magician’s Daughter by Caryl Lewis:’This heartwarming, witty and touching story is all about hope and belief . . . An absolute delight.’ – Daily MailPerfect for fans of Ross Welford, Jenny Pearson and Lisa Thompson.

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Weight 0.196 kg