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The Clockwork Crow cover reveal

 
Familybookworms have revealed the cover for Catherine Fisher’s new MG novel, The Clockwork Crow: a magical story of snow and stars, publishing on 4 October. 
 
The stunning cover, designed by Anne Glenn, is shown here in its full glory.
 
 
Synopsis
 
When Seren Rhys is given a newspaper parcel by a stranger late at night in an empty train station, she has no idea what trouble it contains. She is on her way to a new life at the remote house of Plas-y-Fran in Wales, but when she gets there the happy family Christmas she had hoped for turns out to be an illusion. Because their son Tomos has been missing for a year and a day, and if the strange and dangerous Family have really taken him, who would be mad enough to try and get him back? 
 
Armed with a talking bird who might not be telling the truth, a magical snow-globe and her own indomitable courage, Seren sets off on a journey into a midnight world of snow and stars, to an ice palace unlocked only by a Door of Blood and Tears.
 
The Clockwork Crow is a gripping Christmas tale of enchantment and belonging, set in a frost-bound mansion in snowy mid-Wales. It is due for publication on 4 October 2018, and is available for pre-order here or from your local independent bookshop.
 
Head over to familybookworms for further information and an exclusive extract.