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- DescriptionHoban is the best sort of genius. Patrick Ness, The Guardian Somewhere in the Arctic Circle, Sixteen-Face John, a shaman, learns that his first child, a soonchild, cant hear the World Songs from her mother's womb. The World Songs are what inspire all newborns to come out into the world, and John must find them for her. But how? The answer takes him through many lifetimes and many shape-shifts, as well as encounters with beasts, demons and a mysterious benevolent owl spirit, Ukpika, who is linked to John's past...
- Author BiographyRussell Hoban is the author of many acclaimed novels for grown-ups, including Turtle Diary and Riddley Walker. He once described himself as an addict to writing and wrote more than 50 books for children, including such classics as Bedtime for Frances, How Tom Beat Captain Najork and His Hired Sportsmen and The Sea-Thing Child. Born in Pennsylvania in 1925, he moved to London in 1969, where he lived until his death in 2011. Alexis Deacon's first picture book, Slow Loris was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award. His second, Beegu, was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award and selected by the New York Times as one of the year's best illustrated children's books. In 2008, he was chosen as one of the Booktrust's ten Best New Illustrators. A Place to Call Home (9781406323023), illustrated by Viviane Schwarz, was nominated for the 2011 Roald Dahl Funny prize. He lives in London, SE15.
- Author(s)Russell Hoban
- PublisherWalker Books Ltd
- Date of Publication01/01/2015
- SubjectYoung Adult Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintWalker Books Ltd
- Weight197 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine10 mm
- Illustrator(s)Alexis Deacon
- Interest AgeFrom 14
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