Author(s): Colin Thompson
The 13th and final book in the phenomenom that is The Floods!
With Nerlin and Mordonna now totally senile, Valla becomes King. But an ancient curse that only the ancient Merlin knows about comes true—ALL the witches and wizards of the world turn back into ordinary human beings. Naturally they fight it, but do they succeed?
Since he started writing and illustrating children's books in 1990, Colin Thompson has had more than 60 books published. He has received several awards, including an Aurealis Award for the novel HOW TO LIVE FOREVER and the CBC Picture Book of the Year in 2006 for THE SHORT AND INCREDIBLY HAPPY LIFE OF RILEY. He has been shortlisted for many other awards, including the Astrid Lindgren Award - the most prestigious children's literature prize in the world. Colin lives in Bellingen, Australia. His books with Random House Australia include HOW TO LIVE FOREVER, numerous picture books, THE FLOODS series, THE DRAGONS series, THE BIG LITTLE BOOK OF HAPPY SADNESS picture book, which was shortlisted for the 2009 Children's Book Council Award for Best Picture Book, and FREE TO A GOOD HOME. Visit his website at: www.colinthompson.com