The village of Pinrut has been covered in freezing snow for years. Which is terrible for the Breeze family, who have been fancy fanmakers for centuries. In fact, the Breezes have fallen so in debt, local tyrant Bartholomew Tullock is threatening to take their home?and enslave them in the turnip fields!
Now 13-year-old Rufus must defend their house from greedy Tullock while his sister, Madeline, and their father set off to sell their fans where it?s warmer. Both plights turn perilous, uncovering secrets that could put a freeze on Tullock?s tyranny forever. But if they fail, the Breezes can kiss their freedom goodbye for good.
With infectious writing and unforgettable characters, here is a folksy, funny and fantastic story by an extraordinary new talent.