Author(s): Paula Harrison; Sophy Williams (Illustrator)
In the third book of this chapter book series, Talia lives in a tropical rainforest that is home to a flock of magical firebirds. One day she meets a baby firebird and they become best friends. But the firebirds are in terrible danger. Can Talia and her friend Lucas protect the firebirds and save their home from destruction? Illustrations.
Magical creatures, adventure and peril in this fantasy series for younger readers
Paula Harrison is the author of Red Moon Rising (for older readers) and The Rescue Princesses (a younger series). She wanted to be a writer from a young age but spent many happy years being a primary school teacher first. She finds inspiration in lots of things from cloud shapes to snippets of conversation. She loves sandy beaches and eating popcorn. She lives with her husband and children in Buckinghamshire, which is nowhere near the sea. Whenever possible, she packs her family into the car and journeys far and wide to find a sandy beach where she can paddle in the waves.Sophy Williams is an award-winning illustrator with twenty-five years experience illustrating children's books. She spent some of her childhood in exotic locations such as Singapore, Hong Kong and the Middle East and often finds her illustrations being influenced by these places. Her pictures are filled with atmosphere and drama created with soft pastels.When not illustrating she sings and performs in a choir, grows fruit and veg on her allotment and drinks lots coffee with her friends.