by Isobelle Carmody

A haunting fable from the acclaimed author of The Gathering and Green Monkey Dreams.
After a long, long moment, the sound faded, though the air seemed still to throb with the awful anguish of it.
‘What was that?’ he whispered.
One wakeful night in the aftermath of his mother’s death, Jack enters a land devoid of colour or scent. Here he meets the tragic laughing beast and Alice, a strange girl with a secret.
Will Jack escape before the terrifying wolvers find him?
Or is he destined to be trapped in the Greylands forever?
Only the cats know …


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ISBN: 9781921665677
Publication date: October 2012
Extent: 189 pages
Format: Trade paperback
Price: AUD $18.95
Category: Paperback
Age guide: 12+



About the Author

Isobelle Carmody is one of Australia's most highly acclaimed children’s authors. She started writing her first book, Obernewtyn, when she was 14 years old. Since then she has written many books, including The Gathering (joint winner of the 1993 Children's Literature Peace Prize and the 1994 CBC Book of the Year Award); Greylands, (joint winner of the 1997 Aurealis Award for Excellence in Speculative Fiction – Young Adult Division, and was named a White Raven at the 1998 Bologna Children's Book Fair), and The Legend of Little Fur trilogy. She has also written many short stories for both children and adults. Isobelle divides her time between the Czech Republic and Australia.

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