Oksa Pollock: The Heart of Two Worlds by Anne Plichota, Wolf Cendrine, Tom Sanderson
  

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The series is an addictive page-turner and volume 1, The Last Hope, is just the start. I've read all five existing volumes available in French and I'm begging for more. So are the huge fan communities in other countries including Japan, Russia, Germany, Spain etc who keep asking for "the next Oksa".

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Synopsis

Oksa Pollock: The Heart of Two Worlds by Anne Plichota, Wolf Cendrine, Tom Sanderson

The magical land of Edefia is dying - and with it, the Earth: floods, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions are putting millions of lives in danger. The one hope is Oksa Pollock, a teenage girl who has recently discovered her astounding powers, and her true heritage. Only she can save the world, by returning to her enchanted homeland. She has the loyal Runaways at her side, but she also needs the help of some bitter enemies...As the tension grows between her oldest friend Gus and the brooding Tugdual, Oksa finds she must pay a terrible price to enter the hidden realm. And what will await her on the other side?

Click here to visit the Oksa Pollock website to find out more about this feisty heroine - she also has her own facebook page!

Reviews

Heart-stopping danger, fast-paced action and some of the quirkiest and scariest characters you could hope to meet will leave them yearning for more Lancashire Evening Post

About the Author

Anne Plichota was born in Dijon, France, and after studying Chinese language and culture spent several years living and working in Korea and China. Cendrine Wolf was born in the Alsace region of France. She studied sports, and went on to work with teenagers in deprived neighbourhoods. Cendrine and Anne have been friends for almost two decades and have always wanted to find a project to work on together (including plans to open an English delicatessen in eastern France!). They are glad they have finally found one.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
352 pages

Author

Anne Plichota, Wolf Cendrine, Tom Sanderson
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Publisher

Pushkin Children's Books

Publication date

26th February 2015

ISBN

9781782690672

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Publisher Profile

Pushkin Children's Books is an imprint of Pushkin Children's Books

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Pushkin Children's Books was launched in 2013 to share tales from different languages and cultures with younger readers, and to open the door to the wide, colourful worlds these stories offer. From picture books and adventure stories to fairy tales and classics, and from fifty-year-old bestsellers to current huge successes abroad, the books on the Pushkin Childrens list reflect the very best stories from around the world, for our most discerning readers of all: children. Twitter @PushkinPress www.facebook.com/PushkinPress

Publisher's Website

pushkinchildrens.com


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