Journey from the Centre of the Earth

Journey from the Centre of the Earth

by Isobelle Carmody

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 28/08/2012

  $17.99
Two friends tell each other a story Have you heard about the duck at the centre of the earth? Left there by a human expedition, the duck must make his own way to the surface. All it wants is to be reunited with its owner, but the friend it makes along the way becomes just as important. This journey through the darkness to the light is a strange and wondrous tale about friendship, loneliness, happiness and life itself.
ISBN:
9780734413413
9780734413413
Category:
Picture storybooks
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
28-08-2012
Publisher:
Hachette Australia
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
32
Dimensions (mm):
279x214x5mm
Weight:
0.19kg
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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