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Gods and Warriors: The Burning Shadow Award-winning author

by Michelle Paver (author)

Suitable for 9 - 11 years

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‘If an Outsider wields the blade, the House of Koronos burns…’

A boy on the run.

A deadly prophecy.

A race against time.

Hylas the Outsider is captured by slavers. Set to work in the terrible underground mines of Thalakrea, he learns to his horror that he’s now closer than ever to his murderous enemies, the Crows. He has to escape before they find out he’s here.

Pirra, the daughter of the High Priestess, is also on the run. When Fate reunites her with Hylas, their survival depends on ancient magic and an orphaned lion cub – unless the Gods have other plans…

‘Electrifying’ – Independent on Sunday

‘The reader’s attention is caught from the first line…spellbinding’ – Telegraph

‘Set to become another children’s classic’ – Books for Keeps

Michelle Paver was born in Malawi in 1960 and moved to England when she was three. After gaining a degree in biochemistry from Oxford, she became a partner in a City law firm, but gave that up to write full-time. To research her stories about animals and the distant past, she has travelled in the Arctic, the Mediterranean and Egypt, swum with dolphins and killer whales, and encountered bears, boars and wolves. She is the author of the internationally bestselling Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, the final book of which won the 2010 Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize.

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Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780141339290

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Author/Illustrator

Michelle Paver

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  1. dragons9
    on 19 July 2014

    Nice book.Everyone should read it.