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Lightning Falls

by Amy Wilson

Paperback $16.99

$16.99

$16.99

Truly the most magical story ... iridescent and lyrical and heartwarming' - Hilary McKay

'A glitteringly magical adventure' - Sophie Anderson

Lighting Falls is a fantastical story of ghosts and friendship from Amy Wilson, 'the rising star of children's fantasy'.

Valerie has been living at Lightning Falls nearly all her life. She’s perfectly happy helping Meg and the rest of the family to haunt the guests who come to stay there at the crumbling Ghost House. One night, she sees a strange boy, Joe, up on the viaduct. There she discovers that beneath the river is a bridge – one that will take her to the world of Orbis, which Joe claims is her real home.

A world that is under threat. Plunged into a dangerous adventure, as the link between the two worlds begins to crumble, Valerie is forced to confront the truth about herself . . .

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781529037876
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pub Date: 09/11/2021
  • Category: Children's, Teenage & educational / Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage)
    Children's, Teenage & educational / Traditional stories (Children's / Teenage)
    Children's, Teenage & educational / Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)
    Children's, Teenage & educational / Horror & ghost stories, chillers (Children's / Teenage)
    Junior Fiction / Junior
  • Imprint: Macmillan Children's Books
  • Pages: 256
  • Price: $16.99

Truly the most magical story ... iridescent and lyrical and heartwarming' - Hilary McKay

'A glitteringly magical adventure' - Sophie Anderson

Lighting Falls is a fantastical story of ghosts and friendship from Amy Wilson, 'the rising star of children's fantasy'.

Valerie has been living at Lightning Falls nearly all her life. She’s perfectly happy helping Meg and the rest of the family to haunt the guests who come to stay there at the crumbling Ghost House. One night, she sees a strange boy, Joe, up on the viaduct. There she discovers that beneath the river is a bridge – one that will take her to the world of Orbis, which Joe claims is her real home.

A world that is under threat. Plunged into a dangerous adventure, as the link between the two worlds begins to crumble, Valerie is forced to confront the truth about herself . . .

Author Information

Amy Wilson has a background in journalism and lives in Bristol with her young family. She is a graduate of the Bath Spa MA in Creative Writing. A Girl Called Owl was longlisted for the Branford Boase Award, nominated for the Carnegie Medal and shortlisted for a number of regional awards. Her middle-grade novels include A Girl Called Owl, Owl and the Lost Boy, Snowglobe, Shadows of Winterspell, A Far Away Magic and Lightning Falls.

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