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The wordsmith

By: Forde, Patricia

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191241712X / 9781912417124
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Ireland, Republic of
20 cm 285 pages
Children's (6-12)  Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: 2015.

Title re-release ahead of US and UK sequel release in July 2019 On the death of her master, Letta is suddenly promoted from apprentice to wordsmith, charged with collecting and archiving words in post-apocalyptic, neo-medieval Ark.

When she uncovers a sinister plan to suppress language and rob the people of Ark of the power of speech, she realises that she has to save not only words, but the culture itself. Speculative fiction with a powerful political premise WINNER of a White Raven from the International Youth LibraryShortlisted for the Children's Books Ireland Awards


YFC Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage), YFH Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)

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