The Blurb Found abandoned in a bear cave as a baby, 12-year-old Yanka has always felt out of place in her small village. When she wakes up to find that her legs have become bear legs, she sets off into the forest to discover who she is, on a journey that takes her from icy … Continue reading The Girl Who Speaks Bear by Sophie Anderson
I’m delighted to welcome Sophie Anderson, author of The House With Chicken Legs, to the blog for my stop on the blog tour, to share the first of 15 of her favourite Russian Fairytales. Fifteen Russian Fairy Tales and What They Mean to Me by Sophie Anderson 1. Vasilisa the Priest’s Daughter (on challenging … Continue reading Vasilisa the Priest’s Daughter (on challenging stereotypes) by Sophie Anderson
Publication Date: 3 May 2018 Cover illustration by Melissa Castrillon (@mv_castrillon) Marinka wants to be an ordinary girl, with an ordinary life - a life that allows her to do what other living children do. Most of all, she wants to stay in one place and have friends. Real, living, human friends, not just her … Continue reading The House With Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson
Join me tomorrow for my stop on the tour for one of my favourite books this year! I’m delighted to be hosting a very special guest post from Sophie, and will be sharing my review. Make sure you check out all of the other stops for more fabulous guest posts from Sophie.