The House with Chicken Legs
by Sophie Anderson
Books > Children's & Teenage
A breathtaking reimagining of the Russian fairy tale of Baba Yaga, The House with Chicken Legs is the award-winning, spellbinding story of one girl’s adventure to find her destiny. Marinka dreams of a normal life, where her house stays in one place long enough for her to make friends. But her house has chicken legs and moves on without warning.
For Marinka’s grandmother is Baba Yaga, who guides spirits between this world and the next. Marinka longs to change her destiny and sets out to break free from her grandmother’s footsteps, but her house has other ideas…
Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards, the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, the CILIP Carnegie Medal, Children’s Fiction Book of the Year at the British Book Awards, and for the Branford Boase Award.