Featherlight

Paperback

An unusual visitor brings light to the life of the lighthouse keeper’s daughter in a stunning new adventure from the award-winning author of the Cogheart series.

When the lighthouse no longer shines, what else has the power to guide you to shore?

Deryn’s father is the lighthouse keeper on Featherstone Island, keeping the lantern lit to protect passing boats from the treacherous rocky coastline. But when an emergency arises and Deryn is left alone to keep watch over the lighthouse, she finds herself in a terrible situation when the lamp runs out of oil during a wild storm.

With a fishing boat in peril on the sea, Deryn has to seek help from an unusual source. Will she be able to keep the lantern lit through the dark, dangerous night?

Peter Bunzl, the award-winning author of the Cogheart series, stirs up magic, myth and history in his truly captivating Barrington Stoke debut.

RRP: £7.99

ISBN

978-1-78112-918-0

Publication Date

01-04-2021

Format

Paperback

Pages

104 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Product Description

An unusual visitor brings light to the life of the lighthouse keeper’s daughter in a stunning new adventure from the award-winning author of the Cogheart series.

When the lighthouse no longer shines, what else has the power to guide you to shore?

Deryn’s father is the lighthouse keeper on Featherstone Island, keeping the lantern lit to protect passing boats from the treacherous rocky coastline. But when an emergency arises and Deryn is left alone to keep watch over the lighthouse, she finds herself in a terrible situation when the lamp runs out of oil during a wild storm.

With a fishing boat in peril on the sea, Deryn has to seek help from an unusual source. Will she be able to keep the lantern lit through the dark, dangerous night?

Peter Bunzl, the award-winning author of the Cogheart series, stirs up magic, myth and history in his truly captivating Barrington Stoke debut.

Author

Peter Bunzl, Cover design by Evan Hollingdale, Illustrated by Anneli Bray

Peter Bunzl started his career as an animator and film-maker. He is now best known as the award‑winning and bestselling children’s author of the Cogheart series. Peter’s debut novel, Cogheart, was nominated for several prestigious awards, including the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, the Branford Boase Award and the Carnegie Medal.||Anneli Bray is an illustrator, artist and maker based in the North West of England. Anneli illustrates stories and characters influenced by her love of wonder, belonging and adventure. She graduated with a First in Illustration and has since illustrated for Vita Murrow in her children’s book, Onyx: The Wolf Who Found a New Way to be a Leader. Anneli’s debut picture book, The Last Garden, was published in 2021, with more exiting work to come.