The sequel to the award-winning post-apocalypic novel The Wordsmith. There's a new new leader of Ark and the battle to save language, art and music is far from over.
The latest book from the author of the award-winning post-apocalypic novel The Wordsmith. There's a new new leader of Ark and the battle to save language, art and music is far from over.
Praise for The Wordsmith:
`The fantasy book of the year' - Eoin Colfer, author of Artemis Fowl
`Important' - The Guardian
`Stands out for its imaginative approach and its beautiful and careful use of language' - The Literary Review
`This gripping story has the dark atmosphere of books such as the Hunger Games series' - Inis magazine
`Full of jeopardy and nail-biting tension and asks fundamental questions about the nature of humanity and the future of our planet' - BookTrust UK
`Pair with Patrick Ness' The Knife of Never Letting Go' - Booklist
`Fantasy lovers will lap it up!' - Sarah Webb, Irish Independent
`A tremendous pageturner; I hope this won't be the last we hear of Letta, a brave and spirited heroine' - School Library Association
Patricia Forde lives in Galway, in the west of Ireland. She has published five books for children, and written two plays, as well as several television drama series for children and teenagers. She has worked as a writer on both English and Irish language soap operas. In another life, she was a primary school teacher and the artistic director of Galway Arts Festival. Her novel The Wordsmith (published in the USA as The List) was awarded a White Raven award by the International Youth Library. She is publishing a sequel to The Wordsmith in September 2019.