Clockwork, or All Wound Up
Philip Pullman, illustrated by Paul Bailey
A mesmerising metaphorical mini-novel set in the fictional German village of Glockenheim. The villagers gather in the White Horse Tavern before the apprentice clock-maker reveals his latest carved figure to be for the proud town clock. Meanwhile Fritz tells a story of Prince Otto and his young son, Prince Florian, and the clock ticks down….