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The Dreamwalker's Child

By Steve Voake

The Dreamwalker's Child
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  • Hardcover: Apr 2006,
    320 pages.
    Paperback: Mar 2007,
    320 pages.

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The U.S. debut of an exciting new fantasy author. Ages 10+

From the book jacket: Fifteen-year-old Sam Palmer’s life is dull—until a bizarre bicycle accident leaves him in a coma. Sam awakens in Aurobon, a world eerily similar to his own, only to discover that his “accident” was part of an elaborate abduction by a ruler with a deadly agenda. Now Sam must team up with a fearless girl pilot to outwit the enemy. Otherwise, dark forces will invade his own world on insects the size of fighter jets. But that’s if the terrifying marsh dogs don’t kill him first.

Comment: The Dreamwalker's Child, Voake's first book, was snapped up by English publishing company Faber & Faber in 2003, following a bidding war between four major UK publishers. Voake says that he has always been fascinated by insects, but it wasn't until he was tracked and bitten by a horsefly that he got the idea for The Dreamwalker's Child. It ...

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