Crow Country (Paperback)

By Kate Constable

Allen & Unwin Academic, 9781742373959, 252pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2012



From the author of the Chanters of Tremaris series comesa contemporary time travel fantasy, grounded in the landscape of Australia"Beginning and ending, always the same, always now. The game, the story, the riddle, hiding and seeking. Crow comes from this place; this place comes from Crow. And Crow has work for you.""
"Sadie isn't thrilled when her mother drags her from the city to live in the country town of Boort. But soon she starts making connections with the country, with the past, with two boys, Lachie and Walter, and, most surprisingly, with the ever-present crows. When Sadie is tumbled back in time to view a terrible crime, she is pulled into a strange mystery. Can Sadie, Walter, and Lachie figure out a way to right old wrongs, or will they be condemned to repeat them? A fantasy ground in mythology, this novel has the backing of a full consultative process on the use of indigenous lore.

About the Author

Kate Constable is the author of "The Singer of All Songs," "The Waterless Sea," and "The Tenth Power," which form the acclaimed Chanters of Tremaris series. "The Singer of All Songs" was named a Booklist Editors' Choice and Top Ten Fantasy Title for Youth. She is also the author of "Cicada Summer" and "The Taste of Lightning."