Katie Mackenzie loves ballet, and longs to be a ballerina like her mum. When her family inherits an old castle, Katie dreams of turning it into the most wonderful ballet school in Scotland. Thats if she can stop her parents from selling it.
With a little mischief and some help from her friends, Katie sets out to save Cloudberry. But the castle has its own secrets, if only Katie can unlock them before its too late.
A sparkling story about friendship, family and following your dreams — from bestselling author Janey Louise Jones.
'This is a story of believing you can do anything you want, not necessarily easily, this isn't a place for dreamers, but with sensible research and planning. It's a hopeful message.'
-- Suse Coon, Lothian Life
'... a super adventure story which young girls will love.'
-- Creative Steps, Jan/Feb 2011
'Cloudberry Castle is a delicious chapter book about an irrepressible, spunky heroine... young girls aged 8-12 will love following the dreams and schemes of Katie through to their satisfying conclusion. 'Cloudberry Castle' contains just the right mix of hardships with joy, disappointments with developments, and creative vision spiced with fun, talent and artistry.'
-- Midwest Book Review
' It's a story to delight girls'.
-- The Yellow Brick Road
'Cloudberry Castle is wonderful.'
-- Crazed Mind blog
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