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Shortlisted for the prestigious Teenage Book Prize 2010.
This is well written with excellent characterisation, particularly of the main protagonist in the story, a girl called Halo. There is plenty of excitement, action and adventure in the story together with lots of plot twists and turns and danger and intrigue as Halo tries to find out who she really is where she came from.
The Teenage Book Prize 2010 shortlist:
Halo - Zizou Corder
Nobody's Girl - Sarra Manning
The Enemy - Charlie Higson
Revolver - Marcus Sedgwick
Out of Shadows - Jason Wallace
Unhooking the Moon - Gregory Hughes
Halo by Zizou Corder
Washed ashore as a baby in ancient Greece, Halo is discovered by a family of centaurs. Although her true identity remains a mystery, she is loved as one of their own. But when Halo is dragged away by fishermen, her wild adventure begins. Halo soon realises that if she is to survive then she must live in disguise as a boy. A violent war is threatening to erupt and Halo is at the mercy of the mighty Spartan warriors but as she battles to hide her secret, Halo never forgets her quest.
About the Author
Publication date4th February 2010
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PublisherPuffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Interest Age: From 9
CategoriesHistorical fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)
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