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Viper's Daughter

Wolf Brother 7

By (author) Michelle Paver
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Head of Zeus, London, United Kingdom
Published: 2nd Apr 2020
Dimensions: w 147mm h 227mm d 33mm
Weight: 408g
ISBN-10: 1789540550
ISBN-13: 9781789540550
Barcode No: 9781789540550
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A boy. A wolf. The legend lives on. Viper's Daughter is the seventh book in the award-winning series that began with Wolf Brother, selling over 3 million copies in 36 territories. Like them it can be read as a standalone story. For two summers Torak and Renn have been living in the Forest with their faithful pack-brother, Wolf. But their happiness is shattered when Renn realizes Torak is in danger - and she's the threat. When she mysteriously disappears, Torak and Wolf brave the Far North to find her. At the mercy of the Sea Mother and haunted by ravenous ice bears, their quest leads them to the Edge of the World. There they must face an enemy more evil than any they've encountered. Viper's Daughter plunges you back into the Stone-Age world of Torak, Renn and Wolf: a world of demons, Hidden People and exhilarating adventure which has entranced millions of readers. PRAISE FOR VIPER'S DAUGHTER: 'What rich, dazzling, immersive storytelling ... The best book I have read this year by a country mile. (By a wild arctic length of many wolf lopes, I suppose I should say)' Hilary McKay, author of The Skylarks' War. 'Michelle is in a league of her own with this series and what luck for us all that she hasn't finished with Torak, Renn and Wolf's world yet' Abi Elphinstone, author of Rumblestar. 'Viper's Daughter is sharp, striking, and loaded with the wisdom of the deep past. I am in awe of Paver's accomplishment' Sophie Anderson, author of The House with Chicken Legs. 'Skillful, satisfying, and minutely researched, this powerful evocation of an ancient world is vivid in its imagery and captivating in its excitement' Adrienne Byrne, Muswell Hill Children's Bookshop. 'Paver's love for the natural world comes across so strongly in her writing and her imagination takes you on a twisting, fantastic journey all the way to the Edge of the World' Grace Barrett, Waterstones Norwich.

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'Meticulously researched, atmospheric - a dish of rotten guillemot features - and relentless, this instalment deservedly introduces Paver to a new generation of readers' Observer. 'Paver's journeys permeate her work with rich detail, bringing not only the landscape to life by the human existence too' The Bookseller. 'I grew up reading the Wolf Brother series ... Viper's Daughter both quenches a thirst and reignites my hunger for more' Ollie Campbell, 17, reader. 'Skillful, satisfying, and minutely researched, this powerful evocation of an ancient world is vivid in its imagery and captivating in its excitement' Adrienne Byrne, Muswell Hill Children's Bookshop. 'A triumph of storytelling ... The sense of adventure and human spirit is exhilarating, and Paver's passion for nature, for wildlife, for the world's wondrous wilds is an immersive joy ... The sense of demonic danger is powerfully palpable, the writing rich, yet exquisitely sparse and smoothly readable, and the entirety of this enthralling adventure is laced with an uplifting sense of camaraderie, love and legend' LoveReading4Kids. 'Meticulously researched, atmospheric [...] and relentless, this instalment deservedly introduces Paver to a new generation of readers' Guardian. 'It was such a thrill to revisit Torak, Wolf and Renn's world. I was enthralled from start to finish. Viper's Daughter is sharp, striking, and loaded with the wisdom of the deep past. I am in awe of Paver's accomplishment' Sophie Anderson, author of The House with Chicken Legs. 'Michelle Paver is a writer of extraordinary talent. I was enthralled, from start to finish. The storytelling was every bit as vivid and immersive as I remembered ... Michelle is in a league of her own with this series and what luck for us all that she hasn't finished with Torak, Renn and Wolf's world yet' Abi Elphinstone, author of Rumblestar. 'What rich, dazzling, immersive storytelling. The landscape was so bright the light left me blinking, the details as sharp as a carved bone needle. To journey with Torak and Renn, and Wolf, whose ears were so keen he could hear the clouds pass, was an absolute privilege. The best book I have read this year by a country mile. (By a wild arctic length of many wolf lopes, I suppose I should say)' Hilary McKay, author of The Skylarks' War.