A warm and beautifully told novel, brimming with secrets, gentle magic and the strong bonds of family, from the award-winning author of the much-loved novels Crow Country, Cicada Summer and The January Stars.
Thirteen-year-old Rowan is helping her older sister Ash paint her bedroom when she discovers a mysterious ring that transports them both back in time to 1999. To a party being held in the very same house!
While Ash dances, Rowan unwittingly disrupts the laws of time, and when she wakes up back in the present day, her sister is missing, and – even worse – everyone in their family seems to be forgetting she ever existed.
With the help of her magical neighbour Verity, Rowan must find the courage to time-travel back through the history of the house. But can she find everything she needs to rescue Ash before her sister disappears forever?
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Kate Constable was born in Melbourne but spent much of her childhood in Papua New Guinea, without television but within reach of a library where she ‘inhaled’ stories. She studied Arts/Law at the University of Melbourne before working for a record company while she began her life as a writer. Kate has written ten novels for young people, including the internationally-published Chanters of Tremaris series and the CBCA award-winning Crow Country. Cicada Summer and The January Stars were both shortlisted for Prime Minister’s Literary Awards.
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