In secrecy, with only a hand-drawn map to guide them, two unlikely companions set out on a dangerous quest. Determined to find the lost stones and rid their land of the Shadow Lord, they struggle toward their first goal - the sinister Forests of Silence.
Emily Rodda is the author of the hugely successful Deltora Quest series, with over two million copies in print. Winner of the Children's Book Council of Australia's Book of the Year (Younger Readers) Award a record five times, she seems to know instinctively what children want to read. She currently lives in Sydney, Australia.