Elementals: Water by Peter Dickinson, Robin McKinley
  

Synopsis

Elementals: Water by Peter Dickinson, Robin McKinley

This title includes six fabulous tales - vividly imagined and powerfully told. The shriek of the wind, calling the waters to rebel - and a silver man from the sea with a voice like the roar of a seashell ...A long-told story of the sea people and their song - and a golden eye, glittering in a pool at the edge of a desert ...A ferocious serpent, its body as think as the trunk of a huge tree - and the immense, unknowable Kraken, dark beyond black, cold beyond ice, waking on the ocean floor ...Immerse yourself in this mesmorising collection of short stories inspired buy the element of 'Water' - and be swept away by the supurb storytelling skills of two major award-winning authors.

Reviews

This is a beautifully presented collection of tales emerging from water, with an absorbing cover. A hauntingly memorable book Carousel Dedicated older readers will thank you for this book South Wales Guardian

About the Author

Biography for Peter Dickinson PETER DICKINSON has won numerous prizes for his books for young readers, including the Carnegie Medal (twice), the Guardian Award, and the Whitbread Literary Award (again, twice). His previous titles for Transworld have included a number of novels for teenage readers, as well as the enchanting Time and the Clock Mice, Etcetera. Biography for Robin McKinley Robin McKinley is an American writer and has won many awards in the US, including the Newbery Medal for THE HERO AND THE CROWN and a Newbery Honor for THE BLUE SWORD. She now lives in Hampshire with her husband, author Peter Dickinson, three whippets, five hundred rose bushes and a 1965 cream-coloured MGB convertible.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
304 pages
Interest Age: From 12

Author

Peter Dickinson, Robin McKinley
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Publisher

Corgi Childrens an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

25th August 2011

ISBN

9780552565011


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