Everything around us became silent. The only thing I could hear was the soft rush of breath coming from the unicorn's nose. "Hello," I whispered. "I saw you from my bedroom window, up there."
When Granny Rae dies, she leaves Ariella her precious unicorn charm. Days later, a real-life unicorn appears in the empty field at the bottom of the garden. A young, gangly unicorn, with oversized hooves, a scruffy mane and eyes like puddles of purple ink. She names him Albert.
Can Albert help Ariella make friends at her new school? Can he help heal the hole in her baby brother's heart? Or has Albert appeared in the field because he needs help himself?
Ariella and Albert must embark on a journey together that will change them both, before their worlds part and they are forced to say goodbye forever.
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|Publisher:||Silverwood Books Ltd|
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.49(d)|
About the Author
She is an award-winning author of six acclaimed novels, including 'Butterfly Summer', which won The Oxfordshire Book Awards 2013 and has recently been selected as an Usborne Classic, and 'Forbidden Friends', which won the Southwark Book Award 2014.
Unicorn Girl is being published to help raise money to build a new library at a local secondary school. Anne-Marie is thrilled to be involved in such an exciting, ambitious and worthwhile project. At a time when so many libraries are being closed, she cannot wait to see 'Unicorn Girl' - alongside hundreds of other books - sitting proudly on the shelves of the Archer Academy library.