'There's nothing so rare as a fantasy that elicits genuine wonder and that uses marvellous things to enrich a child's appreciation of ordinary ones. Lev Grossman's novel The Silver Arrow is something special.' WALL STREET JOURNAL
Discover the magical, timeless children's adventure from Lev Grossman, author of The Magicians . Now a New York Times bestseller!
When Kate is given a colossal steam train, the Silver Arrow , for her birthday, she can't believe her luck. After eleven years of waiting, adventure has finally found her!
Soon the Silver Arrow is whisking Kate and her brother Tom to a magical station where their passengers stand ready to board. From the porcupine to the pangolin, each one is rare and wonderful.
But these animals have been waiting a very long time too. Can Kate deliver them home ... before it's too late?
Lev Grossman's first children's book is a journey you'll never forget: a rip-roaring adventure from desert plains to snow-covered mountains and everything in between. Packed with exciting creatures from the indignant porcupine to the lost polar bear and the adorable baby pangolin, The Silver Arrow is a classic story about saving our endangered animals and the places they live.
See More Adventure stories
See More General fiction
See More Animal stories
Lev Grossman is the bestselling author of the critically acclaimed Magicians trilogy, which has also become a successful TV series. Previously an award-winning journalist who interviewed the likes of Neil Gaiman and J.K. Rowling, this is his first foray into the world of children's literature. He lives in New York City with his wife and three children.More about Lev Grossman