Suitable for 11 - 12 years

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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

Product Details

Catalogue number

842 in EU Primary May 2024, 819 in EU Primary January 2024, 9003 in Schools Catalogue 2024–25 and 1076 in Education Catalogue 2023–24

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781474940665

Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Date published

May 3rd, 2018

Lexile measure

770L

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 5.0; Middle years; 9.0 points

Other details

  • 336 pages

Condition

New

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  1. Ollie
    on 3 October 2020

    House with Chicken Legs

    just amazing. simply amazing

    5out of 5

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  1. rexredrose
    on 13 November 2022

    great book with one of the best plot twists ever

    5out of 5