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The author of the book: Pamela Freeman
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Edition: Allen & Unwin
Date of issue: July 1st 1994
ISBN: 1863736913
ISBN 13: 9781863736916
Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 5.44 MB
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I actually read a section of this book before it was published. A short story that became the final chapter of "The Willow Tree's Daughter" was published in the NSW School Magazine, where I was a member of the editorial team.

"The Willow Tree's Daughter" is a perfect fantasy for middle-school aged kids. It's witty and wise and inventive, and it turns some fairy tale conventions on their head—while holding them in the deepest of respect and understanding.

The titular character, Betony, is the daughter of a king who fell in love with the living spirit of a willow tree—a dryad—who he saves when her tree is dying. Betony grows up strong and smart and determined to make her own way as a princess who will ultimately inherit her kingdom.

There are two sequels to "The Willow Tree's Daughter"—"Windrider" and "The Centre of Magic", which are equally as good (although a little darker—more is at stake for Betony and her family and kingdom, especially in "The Centre of Magic"). Look out also for the "spin off", "Victor's Quest", which is to be republished by Walker Books Australia and UK fairly soon, with its own sequel, "Victor's Challenge" to follow. (Victor is a sweet but gormless and not very bright prince who fails in the quest for Betony's hand. Pamela felt sorry for him, so she gave him his own book—and happy ending.)


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Ebook The Willow Tree's Daughter read Online! Pamela Freeman is an Australian author of books for both adults and children. Most of her work is fantasy but she has also written mystery stories, science fiction, family dramas and non-fiction. Her first adult series, the Castings Trilogy (Blood Ties, Deep Water and Full Circle) is published globally by Orbit books. She is best known in Australia for the junior novel Victor’s Quest and an associated series, the Floramonde books, and for The Black Dress: Mary MacKillop’s Early Years, which won the NSW Premier’s History Prize in 2006.

As of 2015, she will also be publishing historical novels under the name Pamela Hart.



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Now this book is one of my favorites!

LOUIE

The book is really worthy of the bestseller!

POPPY

From disgust to delight!

ELIJAH

Just a terrific book.

GRACE

Watch out! Maybe a fundamental change in your life!




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