The Sword of Ice and Fire

“The Sword of Ice and Fire bears all the marks of John Matthews’ great knowledge of the historical/ mythical setting, the clarity of his prose, and a sure sense of narrative momentum.” Philip Pullman, Author of the His Dark Materials and Book of Dust trilogies, winner of the Costa overall award and Carnegie Medal An[…]

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Bone Music

“A shaman heroine’s spirit-haunted romance… The bone music of her skull fiddle winds through battles, betrayal and revenge. A great read.” Susan Price, Winner of the Carnegie Medal and Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize It is Mongolia in the 12th century. Spirits walk under the blood moon. Guided by a prophecy that says the wolf will[…]

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The Ravenmaster’s Boy by Mary Hoffman

Young Kit finds himself on a plague cart wedged between the bodies of his mother and father. But he is alive and is rescued and taken into the home of the Ravenmaster at the Tower of London. He soon finds he can speak the language of the big black birds, a skill which proves useful[…]

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