A FURIOUS FIREBIRD.
A HAUNTED DESERT LAND.
‘Their faces, beneath the scraps of white cloth that flapped around their heads, were difficult to see. Their eyes were black and hollow, and where there should have been a nose, mouth and chin, there was nothing but a swirling mass of sand.’
One hundred years ago, the mysterious Veladin vanished into the earth. Now Kai, Indie, Nima and Jabar must find them or they’ll never see Shaman Yanti again. The desert sands are shifting. Time is running out. Their only hope is a reckless wind spirit, but even the wind has secrets ...
The Kalika Magic series for children 9+ is ‘an engrossing tale of magic and mystery’ SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, ‘whimsical and fun, but clever enough to treat kids like they’re smart’ TRUTH ABOUT BOOKS, ‘a wonderful addition to children’s fantasy fiction’ THE MUMMY PROJECT
Praise for the Kalika Magic series:
'Hughes has done a brilliant job crafting a story that no doubt will capture young fantasy lovers and their parents alike. Indie is a wonderful, strong, capable girl--something I'm always excited to see in books meant for young readers--her supporting cast is fun and memorable and the adventure whisks you away from start to finish.' - Truth About Books
'a wonderful addition to children's fantasy fiction ... Themes of courage, strength, family and the wonder of magic ... I especially appreciate the strong environmental message that permeates these books.' - The Mummy Project
'Couldn't put it down. Loved the messages and mystical magic woven through the story.' Elephant Journal, USA