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About the book

Misfit witch Willow Moss holds the fate of the magical world of Starfell in her rather unremarkable hands … A spellbinding new fantasy series for readers aged 8-12, perfect for fans of Cressida Cowell. 

Willow Moss, the youngest and least powerful sister in a family of witches, has a magical ability for finding lost things—like keys, or socks, or wooden teeth. Her magic might be useful, but it’s not exactly exciting … Until, that is, the most powerful witch in the whole of Starfell turns up at her door needing Willow’s help.

A whole day—last Tuesday to be precise—has gone missing. And the repercussions could be devastating. Can Willow find the day to save the day?

Starfell: Willow Moss and the Lost Day
On sale: 2 May 2019
Format: PB
ISBN: 9780008308407
RRP: $16.99


About the author

Dominique Valente says: ‘Writing Starfell has been a real labour of love and I’m so excited to now share it. I hope readers will enjoy joining Willow on her unexpected adventures in a world where magic never dies and power comes in all shapes and sizes.’

Born in South Africa, Dominique now lives in the Sussex countryside with her husband and their English Bulldog, Fudge. She writes bestselling women’s fiction under the pseudonym Lily Graham and is a former journalist for publications such as Business Day and Woman & Home.


Early praise for ‘Starfell: Willow Moss and the Lost Day’

‘A delightful and enchanting read for the young and the young at heart with some positive messages along the way.’—Dymocks Hyde Park, South Australia 

‘Everything a children’s book should be—funny, heart-warming, and full of adventure!’—Waterstone Winchester

‘A vividly imagined whimsical adventure ending with a literal, then emotional, bang.’—Rogan’s Books

‘All the ingredients needed for a primary-school-age child to roll their sleeves up and get stuck in.’—Red Lion Books

‘A delightful tale of magic, adventure, friendship, family and the important message of just being yourself. You will be swept away in the adventure of it.’—Goodreads five star review  


Reading copy giveaway

Be one of the first to read Starfell: Willow Moss and the Lost Day. Email with ‘Starfell reading copy giveaway’ in the subject line for your chance to secure one of ten copies.  




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