by Marcus Sedgwick

“a deft writer with a warm and confiding tone. He wears his learning lightly and is very good at conjuring atmosphere.” The New Statesman

Marcus Sedgwick’s beautiful examination of snow, and our fascination with it, divided into six chapters, like the six sides of a snowflake.

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Hardback | 178 x 128mm | 104 pages

Jacket Artwork by Peter Brook

Macro photography by Wilson Bentley



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Marcus Sedgwick is an author and illustrator. His many books for adults and children include Floodland, The Dark Horse and The Ghosts of Heaven. He has won many prizes for his work, including the Branford Boase Award and the Booktrust Teenage Prize. Long obsessed with snow, he now lives on the fringes of the French Alps, high in Haute-Savoie.