Read the latest book by Maggot Moon author Sally Gardner before it’s in the shops!Tinder, by Carnegie medal-winner Sally Gardner, is a tale of great love and loss inspired by the classic Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale, The Tinderbox. Otto Hundebiss is tired of war, but when he defies Death he walks a dangerous path.  A half-beast half-man gives him shoes and dice which will lead him deep into a web of dark magic and mystery. He meets the beautiful Safire – pure of heart and spirit, the scheming Mistress Jabber and the terrifying Lady of the Nail. He learns the powers of the tinderbox and the wolves whose master he becomes. But will all the riches in the world bring him the thing he most desires?A young soldier, a captive princess, witches, wolves and Death all come together in this epic new novel from the author of Maggot Moon, illustrated by David Roberts. Tinder isn’t out until 7 November but one lucky winner can read a copy before anyone else.How to enter:Send an email to childrens.books@guardian.co.uk with “Tinder comp” in the subject line. The email must contain your name, age, address and contact telephone number. If you are under …read more

Via: The Guardian | Books