Ember and the Ice Dragons

Heather Fawcett (Author)

Product Details

$16.99  $15.63
Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Publish Date
October 01, 2019
5.9 X 1.4 X 8.3 inches | 0.97 pounds

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About the Author

Heather Fawcett is the author of the middle grade novels Ember and the Ice Dragons and The Language of Ghosts, as well as the young adult series Even the Darkest Stars. She has a master's degree in English literature and has worked as an archaeologist, photographer, technical writer, and backstage assistant for a Shakespearean theater festival. She lives on Vancouver Island, Canada. Visit Heather online at www.heatherfawcettbooks.com.


Praise for EVEN THE DARKEST STARS: "An utterly inventive and wholly original debut."--Booklist
Praise for EVEN THE DARKEST STARS: "With a dash of romantic entanglement, a rich original mythology, and a sizzler of a twist at the end, this duology opener will appeal to fans of femalecentric fantasy by such authors as Leigh Bardugo and Sarah Maas."--Kirkus Reviews
Praise for EVEN THE DARKEST STARS: "Brilliantly rendering aspects of mountaineering, debut novelist fawcett makes readers feel the constant danger and bitter cold."--Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)
Praise for EVEN THE DARKEST STARS: "Fawcett brings snow-capped mountains--and their baleful secrets--alive in this magical, atmospheric debut."--Evelyn Skye, New York Times bestselling author of The Crown's Game and The Crown's Fate
Praise for EVEN THE DARKEST STARS: "Cinematically vivid...immersive and absorbing."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
Praise for EVEN THE DARKEST STARS: "A lush adventure filled with magic, myth, and monsters. Even the Darkest Stars will sweep you off your feet, steal your heart somewhere between the mountains and sky, and leave you breathless."--Sarah Glenn Marsh, author of Fear the Drowning Deep and Reign of the Fallen
"Smart, funny and full of wonder. Part gripping Arctic adventure, part richly woven fantasy, this is the rare type of story that readers will want to visit again and again."--Kim Ventrella, author of Skeleton Tree and Bone Hollow
"Full of intrigue and adventure, magic and science, Ember and the Ice Dragons will keep you reading all the way to the last icy, breathless page."--Ruth Lauren, author of Prisoner of Ice and Snow
"A hugely inventive and enjoyable fantasy. Pure magic."--Claire Fayers, author of The Voyage to Magical North
"Fawcett's story is full of original details that add depth... But it is the richly nuanced primary and secondary characters, as well as the evenhanded inclusion of females as intelligent scientists, that give the story its richness... Fresh and original."--Kirkus Reviews
"Stunning descriptions and well-rounded characters are woven into a story that hums with excitement and adventure."--ALA Booklist
"This highly readable middle grade fantasy adventure wins with its likable heroine and ecological angle."--School Library Journal
β€œA n interesting twist on the typical dragon novel.... Bookworm readers will relate to Ember's solitude-loving character in spite of her different species, and astute readers will see real-life parallels to the ethics of dragon hunting.”--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books