A Riddle of Green (The Legend of Little Fur #4)
|Series:||The Legend of Little Fur|
Little Fur is an elf troll who lives in a secret wilderness at the heart of a great human city. She is a healer. She sings to the ancient trees that protect the small wilderness. All her life, Little Fur has healed others. This time, it is she who needs healing. Beginning a strange and dangerous journey that will take her far from her beloved wilderness, Little Fur seeks out the earth spirit that links all living things. Will she find it in time?
'Isobelle Carmody's Legend of Little Fur books evoke a dreamlike sense of warmth and tenderness.' - Sydney Morning Herald
'Isobelle Carmody's impish, environmentally passionate character is completely convincing, taking readers into a world that's familiar, and yet in Carmody's hands, refreshingly original.' - Sunday Age
Isobelle Carmody is Australia's most highly acclaimed author of fantasy titles for older readers. She began her first book, Obernewtyn, when she was fourteen and since then she has written some of our greatest works of fantasy. Whilst she is perhaps best known for the Obernewtyn Chronicles (now comprising six volumes), her novel The Gathering was joint winner of the 1993 Children's Literature Peace Prize and the 1994 CBC Book of the Year Award. Also, Greylands, was 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. She has written many short stories for both children and adults and her picture book The Wrong Thing, illustrated by Declan Lee. Isobelle's first book in a new series for younger readers, Kingdom of the Lost: The Red Wind was winner of the CBC 2011 - Younger Readers Award. Isobelle divides her time between Prague in the Czech Republic and her home on the Great Ocean Road in Australia.