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The House with Chicken Legs

This book starts with a young girl called Marinka who is the grand daughter of Baga Yaga. Marinka's destiny is to be a guardian of the gate and guide dead souls through the gateway into the land of the dead. But Marinka just wishes to have a normal life and go to school and have normal friends. One reason she can't is because her house moves, Her grandmothers and hers yaga house has giant chicken legs underneath it which can run, jump and swim with the house attached to it. When Marinka meets a stow away spirit called Nina who hid from the gate when it opened Marinka finally has a chance to have a friend. But just when Marinka decides she wants her own life she discovers something that possibly ruin her life and her chance of ever being normal!
This was a great book and I have very high hopes of it winning !

Posted on: 30th March 2019 at 12:53 pm

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