Phoenix (Paperback)
  • Phoenix (Paperback)

Phoenix (Paperback)

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Paperback 496 Pages
Published: 11/12/2014
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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: 366 g
Dimensions: 182 x 129 x 31 mm

Brilliant . . . a total pageturner. . . gloriously produced Completely absorbing . . . The book is beautiful - lavishly illustrated by Dave McKean, with words and pictures working seamlessly together. This is fabulous, high-octane stuff, with an uplifting ending, stunningly illustrated by the brilliant McKean 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. 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.

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“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

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