This is an endearing and whimsical family story that blends Norse mythology and Christian legend; ultimately directing the reader’s heart toward goodness, beauty, truth, and the true meaning of Christmas.
“I didn’t feel like Alice—the Normal girl destined for ordinary things someone else planned. Instead I held the power to unlock my own destiny.”
“I’ve just been imagining that it was really me you wanted after all and that I was to stay here for ever and ever. It was a great comfort while it lasted. But the worst of imagining things is that the time comes when you have to stop and that hurts.”