By Elizabeth Pulford

A young girl follows her dream to become a great warrior in the historical fantasy journey.

Young orphan Alyana leaves her village to become the warrior she feels she truly is. Taking the name of Blackthorn, she meets a hunter called Boar, who takes her into his camp and teaches her the ways of the woods. Alyana constantly struggles between wanting the comforts of family and the solitary life of a warrior and is captured by her tribal enemies, uncovering a plan to destroy her old village. In an act of sacrifice, she saves the village and truly becomes a warrior.

  • Fresh new look to tie-in with the sequal title Blackthorn's Betrayal.
  • An adventure story featuring a strong, complex and rebellious young female character
  • Award winning New Zealand author Elizabeth Pulford

About the author

Elizabeth Pulford is a New Zealand author who has had more than 40 books published, including picture books, chapter books and junior fiction including "Castlecliff and the Fossil Princess", Walker Books Australia's debut title.

ISBN: 9781921529443
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: August 1, 2009
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 224pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $15.99
New Zealand RRP: $17.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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