About the Event
Her latest, The Girl Who Speaks Bear follows 12-year-old Yanka who has always felt out of place in her small village. When she wakes up to find that her legs have become bear legs, she sets off into the forest to discover who she is, on a journey that takes her from icy rivers to smouldering mountains, with an ever-growing group of misfits alongside her…
Sophie's debut novel, The House With Chicken Legs was previously a Waterstones Children's Book of the Month and then Book of the Year nominee. It went on to be nominated for, and win, several major and regional awards. Sophie's books are incredible, magical and take readers on a journey they won't ever forget.
About the Book
Publisher:Usborne Publishing Ltd
Publication date:5 Sep 2019
Found abandoned in a bear cave as a baby, Yanka has always wondered where she is from. When she has to flee her house, looking for answers about who she really is, a journey far beyond one that she ever imagined begins: from icy rivers to smouldering mountains meeting an ever-growing herd of extraordinary friends along the way.