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Angel Fish

By Lili Wilkinson

A fictional account of the Children’s Crusade in the 13th century.

A charismatic religious leader has come to the village. Stefan has convinced Gabriel that only children will be able to liberate the Holy Land from the Infidel. Together they raise an army and make the arduous journey over the Alps to the Mediterranean - Stefan’s promise that the ocean will part before them urging them on. But the power’s Stefan’s promises dim as they suffer misadvantures again and again. Gabriel must face his doubts and the questions that plague him. Who is Stefan? Is he really a holy prophet? Or has he doomed them all? And can they survive on faith alone?

  • An intriguing, sweeping novel that spans Northern France to Jerusalem during the time of the Crusades - a perfect way to introduce children to the Crusades and life in the Middle Ages.
  • A quest and a love story - two genres that the target market find enormously appealing.
  • Thorough research combines with an exciting quest and unforgettable characters to create an intriguing and complex novel

About the author

Lili Wilkinson is an exciting voice in young adult fiction, and the author of the award-winning ‘Joan of Arc’. She works at the Centre for Youth Literature at the State Library of Victoria.

ISBN: 9781742030463
Imprint: Black Dog Books
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: September 1, 2009
Dimensions: 138 x 208mm, 256pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $18.99
New Zealand RRP: $21.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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