The House with Chicken Legs
Written by Sophie Anderson
Shortlisted for the 2019 CILIP Carnegie Medal, the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2019, the British Book Awards Children’s Fiction Book Of The Year, the Branford Boase Award, and the Blue Peter Book Award 2019.
Twelve-year-old 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. The only people Marinka meets are dead, and they disappear when her grandmother, Baba Yaga, guides them through The Gate. Marinka wants to change her destiny, but her house has other ideas…