Song for a Scarlet Runner

Song for a Scarlet Runner

Song for a Scarlet Runner

by Julie Hunt

Allen & Unwin, $15. 99 pb, 316 pp, 9781743313589

After several picture books and novels for early readers, Tasmanian author Julie Hunt moves into fiction for older readers with this lyrical fantasy adventure. Set in an imaginary world, but drawing on Gaelic and Anglo-Saxon folk-tale motifs, Song for a Scarlet Runner is a charming introduction to fantasy for young readers.

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Grace Nye

Grace Nye

Grace Nye is a producer and co-presenter of The Book Club, broadcast weekly on 4ZZZ FM and the Community Radio Network. She's also a reviewer and music director at 4ZZZ, and presents the Wednesday breakfast show. The Book Club can be found at www.zedbookclub.com