A Riddle of Green: The Legend of Little Fur

A Riddle of Green: The Legend of Little Fur

by Isobelle Carmody

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 25/01/2012

  $16.95
Little Fur is an elf troll who lives in a secret wilderness at the heart of a great human city. She is a healer. She sings to the ancient trees that protect the small wilderness. All her life, Little Fur has healed others. This time, it is she who needs healing. Beginning a strange and dangerous journey that will take her far from her beloved wilderness, Little Fur seeks out the earth spirit that links all living things. Will she find it in time? 'Isobelle Carmody's Legend of Little Fur books evoke a dreamlike sense of warmth and tenderness.' Sydney Morning Herald 'Isobelle Carmody's impish, environmentally passionate character is completely convincing, taking readers into a world that's familiar, and yet in Carmody's hands, refreshingly original.' Sunday Age
ISBN:
9780143504931
9780143504931
Category:
Traditional stories (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
25-01-2012
Publisher:
PENGUIN BOOKS AUSTRALIA
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
312
Dimensions (mm):
175x132x23mm
Weight:
0.23kg
Isobelle Carmody

Isobelle Carmody is one of Australia's most highly acclaimed authors of fantasy. At fourteen, she began Obernewtyn, the first book in her much-loved Obernewtyn Chronicles, and has since written many works in this genre. Her novel The Gathering was joint winner of the 1993 Children's Literature Peace Prize and the 1994 CBCA Book of the Year Award, and Greylands was joint winner of the 1997 Aurealis Award for Excellence in Speculative Fiction (Young Adult category), and was named a White Raven at the 1998 Bologna Children's Book Fair.

Isobelle's work for younger readers includes her two series, The Legend of Little Fur, and The Kingdom of the Lost, the first book of which, The Red Wind, won the CBCA Book of the Year Award for Younger Readers in 2011. She has also written several picture books as well as collections of short stories for children, young adults and adults.

After living in Europe for more than a decade, these days Isobelle divides her time in Australia between her home on the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, and Brisbane, where she is working on a PhD at the University of Queensland. She lives with her partner and daughter, and a shadow-black cat called Mitya.

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