Echo Mountain

Echo Mountain

Summary

SHORTLISTED FOR THE CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2021

'Harper Lee has a worthy successor. Wolk is a big new talent' The Times


'Lyrical, timeless . . . A luscious, shivery delight' Kirkus starred review

1933. When Ellie and her family lose everything, they flee to Echo Mountain. Ellie runs wild, exploring the mountain's mysteries. But the one she can't solve is who's leaving the gifts for her: tiny wooden carvings of animals and flowers, dotted around the mountain for her to find.

Then Ellie's father has a terrible accident. When she sets out to find a cure for him, she discovers Cate, the outcast witch, and Larkin, a wild mountain boy. From them she learns about being a healer, being brave - and how there can be more to a person than first meets the eye.

An unforgettable novel from the award-winning author of Wolf Hollow and Beyond the Bright Sea.

'It is a magical thing to step into a world created by Wolk . . . Captivating' Booklist starred review

'Historical fiction at its finest' The Horn Book starred review

Reviews

  • Lyrical, timeless . . . A luscious, shivery delight
    Kirkus

About the author

Lauren Wolk

After graduating from Brown University with a degree in English literature, Lauren Wolk spent a year as a writer with the Battered Women's Project of the St. Paul American Indian Center, and then worked as an editor and an English teacher. Since 2007, she has been the Associate Director of the Cultural Center of Cape Cod. She is an award-winning poet and a visual artist. Her novels for children, Wolf Hollow, Beyond the Bright Sea and Echo Mountain, are critically-acclaimed and award-winning.
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