"The Crystal dims. The Chooser is summoned ..." When the man from the distant land of Maris delivers his mysterious message to the people of Rin, Rowan is shocked to discover what it means to him. Within hours he is travelling far from home, all the way to the glittering sea, and into the strange world of the Maris people. There, caught up in mystery and intrigue, Rowan must try to fulfil an ancient promise. But who can he trust? And is he brave enough to face the terrors ahead?
About the Author
Emily Rodda has written many books for children, including Finders Keepers, which School Library journal dubbed "a lively adventure," and several novels about the likable hero Rowan. The first of these novels, Rowan of Rin, won the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year for Younger Readers Award when it was first published. In fact, Emily Rodda has won the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award an unprecedented five times. A former editor, Ms. Rodda is also the best-selling author of adult mysteries under the name Jennifer Rowe. She lives in Australia.
Series: Rowan of Rin
For Ages: 10+ years old
Number Of Pages: 150
Published: 1st September 2005
Publisher: Scholastic Australia