The crow by Alison Croggon

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Published by Candlewick Press in Cambridge, Mass .

Written in English

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  • Supernatural -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Magic -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Orphans -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Self-realization -- Juvenile fiction

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After a brief reunion with his lost sister Maered, who continues to pursue her dangerous destiny in the frozen North, orphaned Hem is sent south to Turbansk for safety but, as the armies of the Dark overrun the city, he flees with his mentor Saliman, his white crow Irc, and the orphan girl Zelika to join the resistance forces of the Light and finally learn his role in his sister"s quest.

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Book details

StatementAlison Croggon.
GenreJuvenile fiction.
SeriesPellinor -- bk 3.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 511 p. :
Number of Pages511
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20947029M
ISBN 100763634093
ISBN 109780763634094
LC Control Number2007025242

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