Ivan lives in a land where the winter is dark and fearful. Starjik, King of Winter, steals Ivan's little brother and Ivan braves the bitter cold to find him.
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Robert Swindells is one of the most respected authors in the UK today. After serving in the RAF he taught for eight years before beginning to write full time. He first won the Children's Book Award in 1984 for Brother in the Land, going on to win three more times. He was awarded the Carnegie Medal in 1993 for the novel Stone Cold.More about Robert Swindells