Song Hunter by Sally Prue
  

Song Hunter

Written by Sally Prue

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Mica is different from the rest of her people. They are content simply to survive, but Mica wants something more, something extraordinary, something just out of reach ... At night she hears mysterious voices calling. Mica is determined to find out who they belong to, but the journey will be dangerous, and the truth will change everything ... This is a beautifully written novel that will inspire children find out more about our world.

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Song Hunter is an ideal book for a Reading Group, perfect for years 5,6,7 and 8.
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Song Hunter by Sally Prue

An Ice Age is dawning on Mica's homeland. The climate is getting colder, there are fewer mammoths to hunt, and the future of her people looks uncertain ...Mica's mind is bursting with new ideas to help them survive the long winter, but the others refuse to listen, determined to cling to the old ways no matter what. Shunned and frustrated, Mica feels as if no one will ever understand her. Not even Bear, her childhood friend. One night, Mica wakes to hear mysterious voices calling. Their cries fill her with a deep longing that she can't explain. But who do they belong to? And then she makes a discovery so incredible, so extraordinary, it will challenge everything she thought she knew about her world ...

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'I thought it a typically original, well-written and gripping novel, packed with wonderful ideas and insights' Amanda Craig, Sunday Times

About the Author

Sally Prue

Sally Prue first started making up stories as a teenager, when she realized that designing someone else's adventures was almost as satisfying as having her own. After leaving school Sally joined practically all the rest of her family working at the nearby paper mill. She now teaches recorder and piano and enjoys walking, painting, day-dreaming, reading and gardening. Cold Tom, Sally's first book won the Branford Boase Award and the Smarties Prize Silver Award.

Sally has two daughters and lives with her husband in Hertfordshire.

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Paperback

Author

Sally Prue
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Author's Website

www.sallyprue.co.uk/

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

1st January 2013

ISBN

9780192757111

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