The Beast Player

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Product Details

Price
$19.99  $18.39
Publisher
Henry Holt & Company
Publish Date
Pages
352
Dimensions
6.2 X 1.1 X 9.0 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781250307460

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About the Author

Nahoko Uehashi is one of Japan's most popular children's writers. She has won numerous awards, including the 2014 Hans Christian Andersen Award. An associate professor at a Japanese university, she has a Ph.D. in cultural anthropology and studies indigenous peoples in Australia. Her books include the multivolume Moribito series. She lives near Tokyo, Japan.

Reviews

A Batchelder Award Honor Book
A Printz Award Honor Book
An ALSC Notable

"Uehashi's vivid storytelling, beautiful prose, and shifting perspectives that cover a broad scope of events will have readers relishing every detail of her lush world building." --The Bulletin, starred review, on The Beast Player

"The beauty and power of the natural world is at the core of this intriguing fantasy, whose abrupt ending guarantees a sequel." --Kirkus Reviews on The Beast Player

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