LoveReading4Kids

Becoming a member of the LoveReading4Kids community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unconditional book loving for your children with their favourites saved to their own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop plus lots lots more...

Find out more

Song Hunter

Written by Sally Prue

Featured Books for 7+ readers Featured Books for 9+ readers Recommended Children's eBooks

LoveReading View on Song Hunter

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.

If you are fascinated by the Ice Age and would like to know more, you might be interested in an exhibition running at the British Museum - Ice Age Art:arrival of the modern mind which runs from February to May 2013. Click here for details!

.............................................................................

Song Hunter is an ideal book for a Reading Group, perfect for years 5,6,7 and 8.
Download a Reader's Guide, from the right hand column, with notes to help you explore the novel, extra information about the book and ideas for talking points.

LoveReading4Kids

Song Hunter Synopsis

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 ...

 

Song Hunter Press Reviews

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

If you loved this, you might like these...

The Acrobats of Agra
Deny All Charges
Kay's Anatomy
The Good Bear

All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780192757111
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780192757111
Publication date: 1st January 2013
Author: Sally Prue
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Recommendations: eBooks

About 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.

More About Sally Prue

More Books By Sally Prue

Cover for Cold Tom by Sally Prue
Cover for The Truth Sayer: March of the Owlmen by Sally Prue
Cover for The Truth Sayer: Plague Of Mondays by Sally Prue
Cover for The Truth Sayer: March of the Owlmen by Sally Prue
View All Books By Sally Prue

Share this book

LoveReading
LoveWriting
LoveReading4Schools
NEW INDIE AND SELF PUBLISHED BOOK REVIEW AND PROMOTION SERVICE LAUNCHED!    Read More
×