Cathryn Constable

Unleashing Creativity with Cathryn Constable

About The Author:

Cathryn Constable read Theology at Cambridge University before working for Vogue, W, Elle Decoration, Elle and the Independent. She also wrote for a number of publications including Tatler and the Sunday Times before turning her hand to writing for children. The Wolf Princess, Cathryn’s first novel for Chicken House, has sold over 100,000 copies worldwide and was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize. Her second novel, The White Tower, published in 2017. Cathryn is married with three children and lives in London.

About The Book:

Marina’s father, a naval captain, has been away for most of her life – certainly since her mother died – and yet Marina feels the pull of an ocean she’s never known. When sent to boarding school to learn to be a lady, Marina decides instead to stow away on her father’s ship. A perilous voyage awaits – but where are they sailing to and why, and what has it to do with the dark shape in the deep that seems to be following them?

Praise for Cathryn’s Books

‘An engrossing, deeply atmospheric story.’ – The Telegraph on ‘The Wolf Princess’
‘A very special debut with a spellbinding fairytale ambiance. Contemporary but deliciously nostalgic …’ – The Bookseller
‘This book is one of the most enthralling things I’ve ever read, I felt as if I was really in action when reading it; my posture tense and ready to spring’ – The Guardian

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