The Twistrose Key

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

A mysterious parcel arrives for Lin, an 11-year-old girl. In it she finds a key which opens a door into another world - a world where it is always winter, and a world populated with human-sized animals.

Lin chances upon a human-sized Rufus, her missing pet vole, and together they set off on an adventure to find the Winter Prince.

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