I’m really excited to be able to reveal for you today, the cover of the lovely and talented Amy Sparkes debut Middle Grade novel ‘The House at the Edge of Magic’, which will be published on the 7th January 2021 by Walker Books.
So without further ado here it is…
I absolutely love this cover designed by Chloé Tartinville, and the illustration and hand-lettering is by Ben Mantle. It hints at all the fun and magic that lies within this mysterious house brimming with hidden secrets and the unexpected. Chloé and Ben have created something truly stunning that is bound to entice the reader to pick it up and find out more. I was lucky enough to have an early read, this charming and magical story bowled me over with it’s wild imagination and quirky characters. It totally enchanted me and stole a little piece of my heart, leaving me with a warm glow inside.
Let’s find out more about, ‘The House at the Edge of Magic!’
The House at the Edge of Magic – Amy Sparkes
“Sometimes you are a whisper away from magic without even realizing it.”
Nine is an orphan pickpocket determined to escape her life in the Nest of a Thousand Treasures. When she steals a house-shaped ornament from a mysterious woman’s purse, she knocks on its tiny door and watches it grow into a huge, higgledy-piggeldy house.
Inside she finds a host of magical and brilliantly funny characters, including Flabberghast – a young wizard who’s particularly competitive at hopscotch – and a hideous troll housekeeper who’s emotionally attached to his feather duster. They have been placed under an extraordinary spell, which they are desperate for Nine to break. If she can, maybe they can offer her a new life in
If this has you intrigued to find out more you can pre-order, ‘The House at the Edge of Magic,’ now online or from your favourite local bookshop. Thank you to Amy and Gráinne at Walker Books for inviting me to host the cover reveal.