The Legend of Little Fur: A Mystery of Wolves

The Legend of Little Fur: A Mystery of Wolves

by Isobelle Carmody

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 25/01/2012

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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. Discovering that her friend Ginger is in terrible danger, Little Fur frees the old wolf Greysong from the zoo and together they travel to the frozen mountains. There she must face the deadly peril that lies at the heart of the Mystery of Wolves, and learn about her own mysterious past. '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:
9780143300755
9780143300755
Category:
Traditional stories (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
25-01-2012
Publisher:
PENGUIN BOOKS AUSTRALIA
Country of origin:
Australia
Edition:
3rd Edition
Pages:
276
Dimensions (mm):
176x134x20mm
Weight:
0.22kg
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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