Chronicles of Whetherwhy: The Age of Enchantment

by Anna James

On Sale: 10/29/2024

Chronicles of Whetherwhy: The Age of Enchantment

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Chronicles of Whetherwhy: The Age of Enchantment

by Anna James

illustrated by David Wyatt

On Sale: 10/29/2024


About the Book

First in a brand-new fantasy series from acclaimed author Anna James, filled with seasonal magic and irresistible adventure

‘A magical world full of wonder!’ Katie Tsang

‘A triumph of imagination and storytelling’ A. F. Steadman

‘Crackling with enchanting magic’ Kieran Larwood

In Whetherwhy, everyone has magic inside them – grown from the changing seasons of spring, summer, autumn and winter. But a rare few are Enchanters: people born with magic in their bones, who can wield all four seasons of magic.

When Juniper discovers she is an Enchanter, she is invited to study at Thistledown Academy. Unwilling to be left behind, her twin brother, Rafferty, follows her to the capital city of Stormgrove and takes up an apprenticeship at a bookbindery.

As Juniper learns to wield enchantment, Rafferty becomes involved with a mysterious secret society that meets after dark. Monsters are creeping out of the shadows and dangers lurk in unexpected places. Amid night markets and magic lessons, the twins realise there is more to enchantment than they ever imagined – and the adventure that follows brings their paths together again in ways they could never have expected …

Critical Praise

‘A magical world full of wonder! An irresistible tale that will leave readers of all ages enchanted and entranced, and maybe even feeling a little braver, a little kinder, and a little more magical themselves’ Katie Tsang, author of Dragon Mountain

‘A triumph of imagination and storytelling, bound together with magical characters who stay with you long after the final page’ A. F. Steadman, author of Skandar and the Unicorn Thief

‘Anna James at her masterful best – mixing magic, wonder and enchantment’ Hannah Gold, author of The Last Bear

‘Crackling with enchanting magic’ Kieran Larwood, author of The Legend of Podkin One-Ear

‘An irresistibly magical new world as marvellously immersive as Narnia’ Catherine Doyle, author of The Storm Keeper’s Island

‘A tale brimming with magic and mystery! The brilliant magical system sings out an exuberant celebration of the power of nature and the magic in all of us’ Tamzin Merchant, author of The Hatmakers

‘Full of gorgeous seasonal magic and loveable characters. With writing as rich, warm and delicious as hot chocolate, The Age of Enchantment is sure to gain a legion of devoted fans’ Aisling Fowler, author of Fireborn

‘An enthralling adventure, shining with enchantment and the magic of the seasons’ Pari Thomson, author of Greenwild

‘Brimming with charm, heart and magic. I was hooked from the first page!’ Natasha Hastings, author of The Miraculous Sweetmakers

‘As cosy as a cup of hot cocoa. Whimsical and warm, but filled with enough danger and intrigue to keep young readers turning the pages long after lights-out’ Skye McKenna, author of Hedgewitch


Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780008611576
  • ISBN 10: 0008611572
  • Imprint: HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks
  • On Sale: 10/29/2024
  • Pages: 384
  • List Price:24.99 CAD
  • Ages: 9 to 12
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General
  • BISAC4 : JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Siblings
  • BISAC5 : JUVENILE FICTION / School & Education

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