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Hoban, RussellDeacon, Alexis(Illustrated by)
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"Hoban is the best sort of genius." Patrick Ness, The GuardianSomewhere in the Arctic Circle, Sixteen-Face John, a shaman, learns that his first child, a soonchild, cannot hear the World Songs from her mother's womb.

The World Songs are what inspire all newborns to come out into the world, and John must find them for her.

But how? The answer takes him through many lifetimes and many shape-shifts, as well as encounters with beasts, demons and a mysterious benevolent owl spirit, Ukpika, who is linked to John's past...

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Product Details
Walker Books Ltd
1406344184 / 9781406344189
Paperback / softback
United Kingdom
141 pages : illustrations (black and white)
23 cm
Teenage / Young Adult Learn More
Quiz No: 222695, Points 3.00, Book Level 4.90,
Middle Years Plus - Key Stage 3 Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: 2012.