Shortlisted for the 2013 Leeds Book Award - September 2012 MEGA Book of the Month. By the best-selling author of Wolf Brother, Gods and Warriors is this year's most hotly anticipated children's novel. The first book in a breathtaking adventure series set in the Greek Bronze Age: a time when the lowliest goatherd could rise to become a hero.
Hylas couldn't take it in. Last night he and Issi had made a camp in a cave. Now his sister was missing, his dog was dead, and he was running for his life. The Black Warriors - nightmares of black rawhide armour and bronze spears - want him dead. He doesn't know why, but their pursuit will be relentless. So begins his quest across land and sea with only Pirra, the rebellious daughter of a High Priestess, and a dolphin called Spirit for company. By the best-selling author of Wolf Brother, Gods and Warriors is this year's most hotly anticipated children's novel. The first book in a breathtaking adventure series set in the Greek Bronze Age: a time when the lowliest goatherd could rise to become a hero.
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Paver is the mistress of suspense -- Amanda Craig The Times
Heartstoppingly real Independent
The kind of story you dream of reading and all too rarely find The Times
A classic children's book ... superb writing -- Anthony Horowitz
These books are full of magic, adventure and action, and they appeal equally to both sexes -- Charlie Higson
Like other great children's books which also entrance adults, Wolf Brother conjures up an utterly believable, yet original world where the story grips you to the very last page -- Sir Ian McKellen
Publication date: 01/08/2013
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
|Publication date:||28th August 2012|
|Publisher:||Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Other Categories:||All Shortlists and Winners, Reviewed by Children|
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