Product Detail

The Navigator - Not Available from Ingram
Contributor(s):McNamee, Eoin (Author)
 

ISBN: 0375939105   EAN: 9780375939105
Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
US SRP: $ 18.99 US 
Binding: Library Binding
Language(s): English
Pub Date: 01/21/2008


Additional Information
OCLC Number: OCLC#191728702
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Action & Adventure
- Juvenile Fiction | Fantasy & Magic
LC Subjects:
-Time -Fantasy
Dewey: FIC
Features: Illustrated, Price on Product
Target Age Group: 09 to 12
Physical Info: 1.13" H x 8.44" L x 5.76" W (1.1 lbs) 342 pages
Carton Quantity: 12  

Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

School Library Journal (03/01/2007):
Gr 58This fantasy by Irish author McNamee introduces Owen, whose father has died mysteriously, and whose mother has sunk into a depression. Out in his wilderness hideaway, he catapults into a time vortex where he meets a girl named Cati and her fellow Wakeful. Their eternal task is to fight the Harsh, a powerful ice people who upend time, running it backward so that humans no longer exist. Owen, Cati, and other Wakeful set out to find the Puissance, the place where it is foretold that the Navigator, a legendary figure, can defeat the Harsh and restore proper time. Readers who head for D. J. MacHale's "Pendragon" (S & S) and Garth Nix's "The Keys to the Kingdom" (Scholastic) series may like this one as well, but it sometimes strains credibility. The idea that time is moving backward (from modern to medieval times by novel's end), but that all humanity immediately disapp