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    • ISBN:9781510200364
    • Publication date:08 Sep 2016
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Rowan Oakwing

By E. J. Clarke

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Ordinary London girl, Rowan, cries herself to sleep and wakes up as Rowan Oakwing, a fairy with unique powers. From debut talent E. J. Clarke.

Being a fairy is a lot more dangerous than you think . . .

There's a strange magic to London's parks. When the sun sets and the gates are closed, tiny winged creatures come to life. The only way to meet them is to become one. And if you become one, there's no way back.

Rowan cries herself to sleep in Hyde Park and wakes up ten centimetres tall, with tiny oak-leaf wings. She's about to go on an adventure in the hidden world of fairies and foxes. But Rowan's quest will be perilous, with fearsome enemies at her heels. If she wants to get home, she'll need to find the courage she never knew she had, and discover powers she'd never even imagined . . .

Biographical Notes

Rowan Oakwing came from an idea that popped into Ed's head and wouldn't leave until he wrote it down. He lives in North London and is married with two young daughters who would like to be fairies. He hopes this book will give them that chance.

When he isn't writing books, Ed works as Head of Film and Television at Shoebox Films where his partners include the film director Joe Wright (Pan, Atonement, Pride and Prejudice) and the venerable film producer, Paul Webster (Pan, Atonement, Eastern Promises). Shoebox's most recent film was the critically acclaimed Locke starring Tom Hardy on which Ed was a Development Producer.

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  • ISBN: 9781510200326
  • Publication date: 08 Sep 2016
  • Page count: 208
  • Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
A beautifully crafted story with a strong heroine. — Parents In Touch
Completely charming — Piers Torday, Author of The Last Wild Trilogy
A wonderfully inventive fairyland reminding kids of the magic at the heart of everyday life — Abi Elphinstone, author of The Shadow Keeper
...the gutsy and true, eponymous, female lead grabbed our attention and wouldn't let go until the entire book was devoured. — Stephanie Cummings, Two in a Tepee
...a brilliant book for mighty girls who love their fairies and fantasy stuff with a bit more bite to it. A hugely impressive start to a story that we hope ends up being a long running series. — Phil May, Read it Daddy
I really enjoyed this book and I would recommend it to children who like fairies — Poppy Dellar, aged 9 and 3/4, Kidaround
Utterly fresh but very much classic ... a modern Peter Pan. — Irena Brignull, author of The Hawkweed Prophecy
...set to be a modern classic, a fresh fairy story that shows its readers there is much more to being a fairy than there would seem at face value. — Armadillo
A beautifully crafted story with a strong heroine. — Parents in Touch
Superbly imaginative yet incredibly believable, Rowan Oakwing is a real new star. — Parents in Touch
A beautifully crafted story with a strong heroine.
Completely charming
A wonderfully inventive fairyland reminding kids of the magic at the heart of everyday life
...the gutsy and true, eponymous, female lead grabbed our attention and wouldn't let go until the entire book was devoured.
...a brilliant book for mighty girls who love their fairies and fantasy stuff with a bit more bite to it. A hugely impressive start to a story that we hope ends up being a long running series.
I really enjoyed this book and I would recommend it to children who like fairies
...set to be a modern classic, a fresh fairy story that shows its readers there is much more to being a fairy than there would seem at face value.
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