Publication Date: November 3, 2011 | Age Level: 6 - 10 | Grade Level: 1 - 5
By the light of leaping flames an old man weaves a heart-pounding tale. A story of a time of great hunger when man and beast might die. Only one boy can save his people and the other creatures from starvation. But he must face a terrifying challenge.
The story combines myth, environmental awareness and the concept of working together. Action and adventure in a short middle grade novel with illustrations.
Awards Nomination for Best Children Literature Award on April 30, 2013 from eFestival of Words. Winner! Best Cover Design Award from ewords4kids.