When Anna's parents suddenly have to leave to carry out an important mission overseas, Anna is sent to stay with her grandparents.
One day, she sees Grandma leading a meeting where inexplicable things happen. It turns out that Grandma leads a secret society of witches and wizards who have spent hundreds of years hiding behind something thoroughly dull that actually turns out to be thoroughly magical.
Along with two new friends, Anna gets to explore a mysterious, magical world and learns to use abilities that can help the secret society – although for Anna, these abilities may also be dangerous.
The Mindspinner is a thrilling fantasy story that draws readers into a magical world packed with Norse mythology, ancient superstitions and scary baddies.
This book is suitable for readers between 9 and 12 and is especially suited to anybody out there who likes the Harry Potter books.
The Mindspinner is the first book in a planned trilogy.
‘Everything is at stake, the web of life is falling apart. Vibeke Koehler establishes her fantasy universe with a close connection to the environmental challenges we are facing. … her children’s book debut builds on a simple, but genius idea.’
‘Vibeke Koehler has created a complex world where myths and magic are intertwined with our reality. … The textile subject’s toolbox and vocabulary often appear in this magic world full of self-knitting knitting needles, “wool-ology”, talking dolls, ninja-socks and “spools of thread- spiders”. … Craft-inspired expressions and formulas are laid out as tiny Easter egg-surprises throughout the whole book.’
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