Swordbird (Hardcover)

By Nancy Yi Fan, Mark Zug (Illustrator)

HarperCollins, 9780061130991, 240pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2007



The blue jays and cardinals of Stone-Run Forest have turned against each other. According to legend, only Swordbird, son of the Great Spirit, has the power to conquer evil and restore peace to the land. But is he real or just a myth? Can Swordbird arrive in time to save the forest . . . or will it be too late?

Twelve-year-old author Nancy Yi Fan has woven a captivating tale about the birds of Stone-Run Forest and the heroism, courage, and resourcefulness in their quest for peace.

Praise For Swordbird

".this young writer is worth watching"
-Publishers Weekly

"Nancy Yi Fan has done a lot in 13 years."
-Time for Kids

".an extraordinary accomplishment for a young author"
-Kirkus Reviews