Author(s): Chris d'Lacey
The second in a series from bestselling author Chris d'Lacey. Full of adventure and suspense, this novel about dragons reveals the truth of the icefire.
When David is assigned an essay on the history of dragons, there is only one thing he knows for sure -- he wants to win the prize of a research trip to the Arctic.
As David begins to dig deeper into the past, he finds himself drawn down a path from which there is no going back . . . to the very heart of the legend of dragons, and the mysterious, ancient secret of the icefire. . . .
Don't miss Chris d'Lacey's addition to his rich dragon mythology in his next series, The Erth Dragons
This is the sequel to 'The Fire Within' which continues the story of student, David Rain, and his life in the Pennykettle household. David begins a research project on the existence of dragons and finds himself drawn down a path from which there is no going back, into a time where dragons did really exist.
"Fly, Cherokee Fly/Highly Commended for the Carnegie Medal. "A brilliant story, quirky and well-written. An intelligent, sensitive and magical book that cleverly succeeds in combining fun with the ability to make you think." The Bookseller on The Fire Within
Chris d'Lacey is a hugely talented children's writer, whose first novel for older children, Fly, Cherokee Fly was highly commended for the Carnegie Medal in 1999. This is his third Red Apple for Orchard. Chris loves animals and enjoys writing about them, his favourite animals being squirrels, polar bears, pigeons and cats. He lives in Leicester with his wife and manages to find time for a full-time scientific post at Leicester University, alongside his writing.