There May Be a Castle –

A remarkable story about love, loss and the power of the imagination, from an award winning, celebrated writer for childrenOn a frozen Christmas Eve, Mouse Mallory and his family set off across a snow white valley to visit his grandparentsThey never arriveAs the wheels skid off the icy road, Mouse is thrown from the car When he wakes, he finds himself in a magical landscape, with only a talkative sheep and a very bossy horse for companyAnd they tell him this is your story nowSo begins Mouse s extraordinary quest through a world of wonder A world of monsters, minstrels, dangerous knights and mysterious wizards a world of terrifying danger but alsoexcitement than Mouse has ever knownAll to find a castle, somewhere, beyondBut why is Mouse looking for a castle As thoughts of his family back at the car begin to surface, Mouse realises this might be the most important journey he will ever make This is a novel about love and death It s about the power of stories to change the way we view the world and it s about the power of a child to change their own world Emotionally arresting but ultimately uplifting, this is a remarkable novel for our times