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By the award-winning author of The Wishbird. A powerful magic realism story about Ziggy Truegood, a young girl who has a premonition that she will drown on her 12th birthday.

Ziggy Truegood lives in a tiny town deep in Hushing Wood, where strange things are happening. The townspeople are fighting, Ziggy feels like something is hunting her, and her beloved woods have become dark and hostile. When exotic Raffi and his grandfather arrive in town, Ziggy finds herself strangely drawn to them. But are they there to save Ziggy, or are they the hunters?

Thought-provoking and engaging, Hushing Wood is a lovely blend of action, fable and magic realism.

Reviews

This intriguing books is a mixture of adventure, fable and magic realism. Middle-grade readers will enjoy the journey and learn, along with Ziggy, that something that might seem bad at first often turns out to be a good thing.

Pauline Hosking, Magpies Magazine

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143309178

    April 3, 2017

    Puffin

    192 pages

    RRP $16.99

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  • EBook

    9781760142483

    April 3, 2017

    Penguin eBooks

    192 pages

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Our Australian Girl: The Poppy Stories
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Our Australian Girl: Pearlie the Spy (Book 3)
Our Australian Girl: Pearlie's Pet Rescue (Book 2)
Our Australian Girl: Meet Pearlie (Book 1)
The Wishbird
Our Australian Girl: Poppy Comes Home (Book 4)
Our Australian Girl: Poppy and the Thief (Book 3)
Our Australian Girl: Poppy at Summerhill (Book 2)
Our Australian Girl: Meet Poppy (Book 1)
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