The Quentaris Chronicles:
He had to test each branch
first. Often they were slippery, or too skinny to take
his weight. So when one skidded sideways beneath his
heel and slid up over his ankle, Joshi thought nothing
of it. He simply moved his foot sideways, searching
for another, more stable foothold. But the slippery
branch moved sideways, too; almost as if it was following
Then it coiled sinuously
around his calf.
Joshi gasped and
looked down. It wasn’t a branch – it was
the bronze scaly arm of a hectapus!
"It's the best book EVER".
Joshi is a disappointment to those
around him. Born into the powerful Nibhelline family,
he prefers growing flowers to living up to the family
name. So when Joshi meets Abelha and learns of the existence
of a mysterious green flower beyond an unexplored rift,
he finally has a chance to earn his family’s respect.
But first he and Abelha must journey into an exotic
world where trees reach into the sky, unicorns feed
in ferny groves and unexpected dangers lie in wait for
The Skyflower is the latest
book in the hugely popular series, The Quentaris
Chronicles, a collection of stand-alone fantasy
books from some of Australia’s finest authors.
Each book is independent, but all are set in the magical
fantasy city of Quentaris, created by series
editors Michael Prior and Paul Collins. For more about
the Quentaris Chronicles visit: www.quentaris.com