Phoenix (Paperback)
  • Phoenix (Paperback)
zoom

Phoenix (Paperback)

(author), (illustrator)
1 Review Sign in to write a review
£6.99
Paperback 496 Pages / Published: 11/12/2014
  • In stock

UK delivery within 5 days

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect

A BOY WITH THE POWER OF A STAR . . .

Lucky thinks he's an ordinary Human boy. But one night, he dreams that the stars are singing to him, and wakes to find an uncontrollable power rising inside him.

Now he's on the run, racing through space, searching for answers. In a galaxy at war, where Humans and Aliens are deadly enemies, the only people who can help him are an Alien starship crew - and an Alien warrior girl, with neon needles in her hair . . .

Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
ISBN: 9780552571340
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 360 g
Dimensions: 182 x 129 x 30 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Brilliant . . . a total pageturner. . . gloriously produced * Jacqueline Wilson *
Completely absorbing . . . The book is beautiful - lavishly illustrated by Dave McKean, with words and pictures working seamlessly together. -- Julia Eccleshare * Guardian *
This is fabulous, high-octane stuff, with an uplifting ending, stunningly illustrated by the brilliant McKean -- Sally Morris * Daily Mail *
Breathlessly paced . . . A powerful story of great scope and ambition, from an expert storyteller. And with these gorgeously deep black-and-white illustrations, the great McKean is on absolutely top form here. -- Daniel Hahn * The Independent on Sunday *
A big (and big-hearted) story . . . Said's child-centred, inclusive text and McKean's gorgeous images combine to produce a story that will encourage young imaginations to take flight. The final sequence, in particular, is both stunning and uplifting. -- Linda Buckley-Archer * Guardian *

You may also be interested in...

Murder Most Unladylike
Added to basket
Cat Kid Comic Club 3: On Purpose
Added to basket
The Brilliant World of Tom Gates
Added to basket
Diary Of A Wimpy Kid (Book 1)
Added to basket
The School for Good and Evil
Added to basket
The Accidental Stowaway
Added to basket
£7.99   £6.49
Paperback
Alex Neptune, Dragon Thief
Added to basket
£7.99   £6.99
Paperback
Tom Gates 19: Random Acts of Fun (pb)
Added to basket
The Boy At the Back of the Class
Added to basket
How to Train Your Dragon
Added to basket
Charlotte's Web
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
Dog Man 10: Mothering Heights
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback

“Original, moving sci-fi with a powerful message”

It is rare to find good science-fiction for children, but this really pulls it off whilst also being so much more. Set in a distant galaxy, where the Humans are at war with the devil-like Axxa, an alien race, our hero... More

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 27

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.