The Ransom of Dond (Hardback)

Siobhan Dowd


Siobhan Dowd gave us four extraordinary novels before she died in 2007. This is her last story, a final gift to those who know and love her work, and a glittering invitation to those who have yet to discover it. Siobhan draws us irresistibly into Darra's tiny emerald island world, lashed by white-tipped waves, at the mercy of the dark god, Dond. Only the truth and a mother's kiss can set them free. This is a tale to be treasured, a haunting tale of love and fate and truth. Pam Smy's beautiful two-colour drawings announce her as a leading children's illustrator and the astonishing blend of words and pictures takes us all into that timeless world of story. The Ransom of Dond comes to us like a gift from the past.

Product Details

  • Product code: AXJSV
  • ISBN: 9780857560902
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 13.6cm x 21.1cm
  • Pages: 112
  • Publish date: Thu Nov 07 00:00:00 GMT 2013
  • Book points: 7


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