Winter Magic

wintermagic_frontA beautiful and classic anthology of frosty, magical short stories from acclaimed children’s writers, curated by author Abi Elphinstone.

This is a gorgeous collection of wintery stories featuring snow queens, frost fairs, snow dragons and pied pipiers from classic children’s writers such as Michelle Magorian, Geraldine McCaughrean, Jamila Gavin, Berlie Doherty, Katherine Woodfine, Piers Torday, Lauren St John, Amy Alward and Emma Carroll.

An unmissable, enchanting treat of a collection that will be enjoyed for years to come, by readers of all ages.

Now available in paperback with a new cover illustration by Melissa Castrillón.

Buy now in hardback: Waterstones | | The Hive | Amazon | or from your local bookshop
Buy now in paperback: Waterstones | | The Hive | Amazon | or from your local bookshop
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Praise for Winter Magic

‘A lovely collection of original tales from a galaxy of favourite authors’ – Books for Keeps

‘… a fabulous collection… with enchanting stories from some of the best children’s writers today. An ideal gift for the young reader in your life’ – BookTrust

‘This is such a lovely mix of historical and contemporary stories, and it captures all the excitement of the season.’¬† Jo Clarke, for The Guardian


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A Dancer’s Dream

My latest book is out today! A Dancer’s Dream began life as a short story I wrote for the anthology Winter Magic


A Dancer’s Dream

A Dancer’s Dream is going to be a gorgeous full-colour gift book, illustrated by the incredible Lizzy Stewart.


A new look for Winter Magic

Check out the stunning new cover for the paperback edition of festive anthology Winter Magic