When Ibby is sent to stay with her aunt, she discovers her two troublesome boy cousins, Francis and Alex, playing with an old box of magic tricks they found in the attic. Ibby is sure that magic isn't real - until she sees Francis sitting at the bottom of the biscuit tin, magically miniaturized by Alex. After that, nothing is what it seems.
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Heather Dyer is an award-winning children's author. Her books, 'The Boy in the Biscuit Tin', 'The Fish in Room 11' and 'The Girl with the Broken Wing' have been published and republished with Chicken House. She grew up in North Wales, which has inspired the settings for many of her stories. Her books have been broadcast on Radio 4, translated into several laMore about Heather Dyer
Philip Pullman is one of the most highly respected children's authors writing today. Winner of many prestigious awards, including the Carnegie of Carnegies and the Whitbread Award, Pullman's epic fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials has been acclaimed as a modern classic. It has sold 17.5 million copies worldwide and been translated into 40 languages. In 2005More about Peter Bailey