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May 12, 2009
| ISBN 9780375853579
| Middle Grade (10 and up)
May 12, 2009 | ISBN 9780375853579 | Middle Grade (10 and up)
The third and final book in the enthralling Touchstone trilogy about the Various.In the final book of Steve Augarde’s captivating trilogy, past and present are connected and the interwoven threads lead to an astonishing series of revelations. Midge’s discovery of the hidden tribe is like a dream to her now, their existence all but forgotten—but then a voice calls out to her in the winter darkness. The Various have returned, and their desperation has made them all the more dangerous. They must travel to Elysse or perish. The only way that Midge can help the little people is by tracing the whereabouts of her great-great-aunt Celandine. But Celandine must be long dead, surely?A story of danger and magic, friendship and betrayals, this is fantasy writing at its very best.
Steve Augarde was born in Birmingham, England, but spent most of his life in the West Country, working as an illustrator, paper engineer, and semi-pro jazz musician. He has written and illustrated over 70 picture books for younger children and… More about Steve Augarde
Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, April 1, 2009"A perfectly paced, beautifully crafted and moving end to a memorable fantasy."
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