Set in the snowy northern forests of an imagined prehistoric world, Fireborn is the middle-grade debut of the decade. At turns exciting, funny and heart wrenchingly sad, it marks the introduction of an unstoppable new voice in children’s storytelling.
Set in the snowy northern forests of an imagined prehistoric world, Fireborn is a breath-taking debut, at turns exciting, funny and heart-wrenchingly sad. It marks the introduction of an unstoppable new voice in middle-grade storytelling.
Twelve has spoken the Pledge, and now she is a Huntling. She has given up her name, to train in the art of fighting monsters and keeping the peace, and she won’t get to choose a new one until she has earned it. But when the Lodge’s walls are breached for the first time, and a little girl is taken, Twelve is the only one interested in going after a child… and ends up on a quest that will change her life, her name – and her entire world.