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<h2>African myth and magic beat in the dark heart of this fable about witchcraft, superstition, the bonds we choose and those we cannot. </h2><p>Born into a family of West African witches, Sheba's terrified of her mother who can turn into a crow. But like mother, like daughter – magic runs through her blood and Sheba discovers powers of her own.</p><p>Her touch can unravel people's innermost thoughts; their hopes, their fears – their secrets. Sheba too can shape-shift. Through the communion of ancient magic, blood and friendship, she slowly uncovers the murderous truth about her stolen childhood and steels herself for the future. She must protect the hunted from the hunter – her mother.</p>

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9781789540864
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Zephyr
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Fiction
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320
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<p>Born into a family of West African witches, Sheba's terrified of her mother who can turn into a crow. But like mother, like daughter – magic runs through her blood and Sheba discovers powers of her own. A dark fable of magic, witches, the bonds we choose and those we cannot.</p>

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9781789540857
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Hardback
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Lionheart Girl
ISBN
9781789540864
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Paperback
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Lionheart Girl
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9781789540871
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eBook
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Lionheart Girl
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<p><i>A Jigsaw of Fire and Stars</i> was shortlisted for the Branford Boase and nominated for the Carnegie. <i>Wolf Light</i> is nominated for the Bristol Teen Book Award.</p>

<p>The third novel by a strong, distinctive voice in YA literature.</p>

<p>Huge opportunity to promote an accomplished writer who can authentically bring Africa to life.</p>

<p>CMBC code: E3N79.</p>

<p>MARKET: Sally Gardner; Angela Carter.</p>

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