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The Grey King (Dark is Rising Sequence)

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There is a Welsh legend about a harp of gold, hidden within a certain hill, that will be found by a boy

and a white dog with silver eyes — a dog that can see the wind. Will Stanton knew nothing of this

when he came to Wales to recover from a severe illness. But when he met Bran, the strange boy who

owned a white dog, he began to remember. For Will is the last-born of the Old Ones, immortals

dedicated to saving the world from the forces of evil, the Dark. And it is Will's task to wake —

with the golden harp — the six who must be roused from their long slumber in the Welsh hills to

prepare for the last battle between the Dark and the Light.

About the Author

SUSAN COOPER is best known for her acclaimed sequence of fantasy novels known as The Dark Is

Rising which includes OVER SEA, UNDER STONE; THE DARK IS RISING (1974 Newbery Honor book); GREENWITCH;

THE GREY KING (1976 Newbery Award book); and SILVER ON THE TREE. Her novels for young readers also

include SEAWARD and DAWN OF FEAR. She has written three books for younger children as well: THE SILVER

COW, THE SELKIE GIRL, and TAM LIN, all illustrated by Warwick Hutton. In collaboration with actor

Hume Cronyn, she wrote the Broadway play Foxfire and — for Jane Fonda — the television film

The Dollmaker, for which they received the Humanitas Prize in 1985. Born in Buckinghamshire,

England, Susan Cooper moved to the United States in 1963 and now lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689710896
Author:
Heslop, Michael
Publisher:
Simon Pulse
Author:
Heslop, Michael
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Fantasy
Subject:
Fantastic fiction
Subject:
People & Places - Europe
Subject:
England
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Wales
Subject:
Wales Fiction.
Subject:
Newbery Medal.
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
B101
Series:
Dark is Rising Sequence
Series Volume:
046
Publication Date:
January 1986
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.03x4.19x.48 in. .19 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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