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1406344184
Book:Soonchild; Russell Hoban; illustrated by Alexis Deacon:2014 Book Soonchild; Russell Hoban; illustrated by Alexis Deacon
Soonchild; Russell Hoban; illustrated by Alexis Deacon
Author: Hoban, Russell
Author: Deacon, Alexis
Year: 2014
Language: English
Type: Book
Class Number: JT
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Walker Books, 2014
Physical or Electronic: Physical
ISBN: 9781406344189
Notes:
Somewhere in the Arctic Circle, Sixteen-Face John, a shaman, learns that his first child, a soonchild, cannot hear the World Songs from her mother's womb. The World Songs are what inspire all newborns to come out into the world, and John must find them for her. But how?
Extent: 144 pages, 23 cm, pbk
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