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Author Hoban, Russell, author.

Title Soonchild / Russell Hoban ; illustrated by Alexis Deacon.

Published London Walker Books, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson J  HOBA    AVAILABLE
Physical description 141 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Summary 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? The answer takes him through many lifetimes and many shape-shifts, as well as encounters with beasts, demons and a mysterious benevolent owl spirit, Ukpika, who is linked to John's past...
Audience Age 15+.
Other author Deacon, Alexis, illustrator.
Subject Father and child -- Fiction.
Shapeshifting -- Fiction.
Paranormal fiction
Young adult fiction
Variant Title Soon child.
ISBN 9781406344189