A breathtaking reimagining of the Russian fairy tale of Baba Yaga, The House with Chicken Legs is the award-winning, spellbinding story of one girl's adventure to find her destiny.
Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards
Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize
Shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal
Shortlisted for Children's Fiction Book of the Year at the British Book Awards
Shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award
Marinka dreams of a normal life, where her house stays in one place long enough for her to make friends. But her house has chicken legs and moves on without warning.
For Marinka's grandmother is Baba Yaga, who guides spirits between this world and the next. Marinka longs to change her destiny and sets out to break free from her grandmother's footsteps, but her house has other ideas...
"Enticing, a little bit dangerous, and thrumming with possibilities." Kiran Millwood Hargrave
"A magical tale... a captivating and original retelling of a traditional story straight out of folklore. Beautiful escapism." Sunday Express
Sophie Anderson grew up with stories in her blood, from her mother, who is a writer, to her Prussian grandmother, whose own storytelling inspired The House with Chicken Legs. Now living in the Lake District with her family, Sophie loves walking, canoeing and daydreaming. She spends every spare minute reading, and loves to talk about books online, offline andMore about Sophie Anderson
Jennifer Gray lives in London and Scotland with her husband, four children and friendly but enigmatic cat, Henry. She has written the Atticus Claw series, the Chicken Mission series and the Guinea Pigs Online series, co-written with Amanda Swift. The first book in the Atticus series, Atticus Claw Breaks the Law, was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children'sMore about Elisa Paganelli