Synopses & Reviews
In this dark, thrilling fairy tale, it is the wolf who saves the girl. Fell, the dark-furred twin brother of Larka, the heroine of The Sight
, must face life without his sister or the rest of his loving pack. Hes a lone wolf now, a “kerl,” an outcast from his kind who shares his sisters fatal gift for seeing the future and the thoughts of others. This gift leads him to befriend a young girl, also an outcast from her people. They have a shared destiny: to free the land from a tyrannical ruler who would enslave man and animal alike.
The prequel to this book, David Clement-Daviess bestselling animal fantasy The Sight, is set among the wolves of Transylvania. This dark epic thrilled readers and critics alike, who said, “This sprawling, ambitious novel has it all: action, adventure, apocalyptic battles” (Childrens Literature), and called it “rich, complex, and credible” (VOYA) and “full bodied [and] lyrically told” (Booklist, starred review).
F&P level: Z
In the ice wilds of the fabled north, the lords of the moving mountains have always been the polar bears. Kings of the wild, the white bears have ruled since the beginning of time, believing that they were hurled to earth from the heavens. There is only one creature they fearman.
The polar bears are also haunted by a prophecy, that one day the ice will suddenly cry out and die, causing the fish to float and the seals to flee. Then, as a result, one will be born among thema white cub with one black paw who can hear the very beating of the polar heart. It is he who will lead his kind, and the whole world, to safety.
About the Author
David Clement-Davies is the author of several highly acclaimed and bestselling novels, including The Telling Pool and The Sight. His books have been called intricately crafted” (The Boston Globe), a hurtling ride” (Kirkus Reviews), and a masterpiece” (Booklist). Young readers are equally enthralled: His Amazon.com and Barnesandnoble.com kid reviews number in the many hundreds and include such praise as an instant classic,” too cool for words,” and absolutely stunning.” David travels extensively and has trekked across a desert, swum with dolphins, and skydived on assignment for various travel magazines. He lives in London.