'The Clockwork Crow was lying on its side. One of its small bright eyes was looking straight at her...'
A magical story of snow and stars by Catherine Fisher, author of the bestselling Incarceron and The Obsidian Mirror series.
Travelling to a new home with an unknown new family, orphan Seren Rees is shivering in a Victorian station waiting room, when she is given a mysterious newspaper parcel by a strange and frightened man, who then disappears. Reluctantly she takes it with her; But what is in the parcel? Who are the Family who must not be spoken of, and can the Crow help Seren find Tom, the boy who has been missing for a year and a day, before the owner of the parcel finds her?
The Clockwork Crow is a gripping Christmas tale of enchantment and belonging, set in a frost-bound mansion in snowy mid-Wales, from a master storyteller.
'A marvellous book, and a book of marvels, shivery with suspense, snow and sinister magic - the most seasonal treat since The Box of Delights’ - Amanda Craig
'Catherine Fisher, a 'writer of rare talent', has produced a sparkling, snow-wrapped, ice-capped marvel. Beautifully and skillfully crafted, inspired by folklore and featuring a cast of endearing characters. Totally magical and such a great read. Got to be one of THE books of 2018' - Family Book Worms blog
'I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to get lost in a world of magic, mystery, and adventure. Go to Plas-y-Fran. I promise you will not be disappointed. 6 stars!' - Roachie's Reviews
'A spellbinding tale glistening with magic and mystery that completely enchanted me' - Booklover Jo
'A novel filled with atmosphere and charm, The Clockwork Crow will leave you spellbound' - Emma Perry, My Book Corner