Pica

Description

Luke hates nature, preferring the excitement of computer games to dull walks in the countryside, but his view of the world around him drastically begins to change when enigmatic loner, Guy, for whom Luke is reluctantly made to feel responsible, shows him some of the secrets that the very planet itself appears to be hiding from modern society.

Set in a very recognisable world of school and the realities of family-life, Luke tumbles into a fascinating world of magic and fantasy where transformations and shifting identities become an escape from the world.

Luke gets caught up in an inescapable path that affects his very existence, as the view of the world around him drastically begins to change.

Rights Information

World rights available.

Marketing Information

* For fans of Phillip Pullman and David Almond
*  Bullying, prejudice and homophobia are highlighted and explored
*  Themes also include environmental issues and a respect for the natural world
* Lead title from the new Accent YA list
* ‘An engrossing and original story, beautifully told. Pica drew me in like a magnet and kept me reading from dusk to dawn. Wonderful!’ Michael Moorcock, author of The Cornelius Quartet

Endorsements

An engrossing and original story, beautifully told.
Pica drew me in like a magnet and kept me reading from dusk to dawn.
Wonderful!' Michael Moorcroft, author of The Cornelius Quartet 

Author Biography

Luke hates nature, preferring the excitement of computer games to dull walks in the countryside, but his view of the world around him drastically begins to change when enigmatic loner, Guy, for whom Luke is reluctantly made to feel responsible, shows him some of the secrets that the very planet itself appears to be hiding from modern society.

Set in a very recognisable world of school and the realities of family-life, Luke tumbles into a fascinating world of magic and fantasy where transformations and shifting identities become an escape from the world.

Luke gets caught up in an inescapable path that affects his very existence, as the view of the world around him drastically begins to change.

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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: February 2016
  • English
  • 9781783759279
  • United Kingdom
  • Ebook
  • Primary Price: 2.99 GBP
  • Pages: 244
  • Accent Press / Accent YA
  • Readership: Teenage/Young Adult
  • Publish State: Unpublished
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Dimensions: 12.9x19.8 cm
  • Illustration: No
  • Series: The Gaia Trilogy
  • Series Part: 1