My househas chicken legs. Two or three times a year, without warning, it stands up inthe middle of the night and walks away from where we've been living. Marinka dreams of a normal life,where her house stays somewhere long enough for her to make friends. But herhouse has chicken legs and moves on without warning. The only peopleMarinka meets are dead; they disappear when her grandmother, Baba Yaga, guidesthem through The Gate. Marinka wants to change her destiny, but her househas other ideas...A story about finding your owndestiny, even when your future seems written in the stars, perfect for fans ofKiran Millwood Hargrave, Katherine Rundell and Neil Gaiman.
Sophie Anderson grew up in Swansea, studied at Liverpool University, and has worked as a geologist and science teacher. She wrote textbooks until characters from Slavic folklore began appearing in her work. Sophie has an international family and loves to write stories inspired by different folklores and cultures. Now living in the Lake District with her husband, Sophie enjoys the freedom of home schooling her three children, fell walking, canoeing, and daydreaming.