Phoebe, sad and lonely in Griselda Bone’s Home for Strays, is afraid her Miracle Day will never come. Her friends have been adopted one by one until one snowy Christmas eve Phoebe the wordsmith, and her little dancing dog Herb are the only two remaining inmates of the rancid orphanage where ‘daydreaming is banned, skipping is forbidden and hide-and-seek is out of the question’.
But just when things are looking as bleak as they could be, a magical snow dragon whisks Phoebe and Herb away on a life-changing journey which gives Phoebe the courage to defy the ‘woman in pinstripe trying to tear her down’.
This beautiful book by bestselling children’s author Abi Elphinstone, and renowned illustrator Fiona Woodcock is poignant and heartwarming, and its many themes are for life, not just for Christmas. Find your signed, limited edition copy in the shop.