Strange Creatures

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Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
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5.9 X 8.4 X 1.8 inches | 1.25 pounds

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About the Author

Phoebe North is the critically acclaimed author of the novels Starglass and Starbreak. They were a Sustainable Arts Foundation finalist, and their short fiction and critical work has appeared in Analog, Flash Fiction, the YA Review Network, Umbrella Journal, and Strange Horizons, among others. Phoebe lives in the Hudson Valley, where they enjoy gardening, spending time with their family, and listening to music on outdated audio formats. They can be found online at


"A devastatingly tragic and deeply immersive masterpiece" -- School Library Journal (starred review)

"layered, imaginative, and compelling." -- Booklist (starred review)

"Readers seeking a thoughtful, character-driven deep dive of a book will be right at home here." -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"Haunting, heartbreaking, and beautifully crafted, Strange Creatures is a story woven with truth and myth, sorrow and loss, and the fundamental belief that we are all defined by the bonds we share with those who love us and the faith we hold in ourselves." -- Stephanie Kuehn, author of the Morris-Award-winning Charm & Strange

"Strange Creatures is about the things that can save us--art, family, love--and the things we can lose ourselves in--art, family, love. A big, bright, North Star of a book." -- Elana K. Arnold, Printz Honor-winning author of Damsel and Red Hood

"Heartbreaking, heart-mending, and unflinchingly true." -- Rachel Hartman, New York Times bestselling author