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Alison Croggon

  • 4 stars across 16 books
    Alison Croggon is the acclaimed author of the high fantasy series The Books of Pellinor. She is also the author of Black Spring, a fantasy reworking of Wuthering Heights; and The River and the Book, which was endorsed by Amnesty International as contributing to a better understanding of human rights. Alison is an award-winning poet whose work has been published extensively in anthologies and magazines internationally. She has written widely for theatre, and her plays and opera libretti have been produced all around Australia. Alison is also an editor and critic. She lives in Melbourne, Australia.
    1st March 2020

    The Threads of Magic

    An atmospheric and riveting fantasy adventure, perfect for fans of Frances Hardinge and Cornelia Funke. Pip lives... More

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    1st December 2007

    The Gift

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    1st March 2008

    The Riddle

    An Irish Legend retold The Goban Saor is the best craftsman in the whole world. But he is in big trouble . H... More

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    7th July 2016

    The Singing

    The stunning conclusion to the epic high fantasy Books of Pellinor series. The Singing is the final instalm... More

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    7th July 2016

    The Crow

    Alison Croggon's enthralling Books of Pellinor series nears its climax in The Crow , which follows on from The ... More

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    3rd January 2013

    Black Spring

    A fantasy reworking of Wuthering Heights which interweaves wizard lore and vendetta with Emily Bronte's beloved ... More

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    7th June 2012

    The Crow: The Third Book of Pellinor

    The third book in the epic Pellinor series - four books telling an extraordinary tale of another world. Whilst his sist... More

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    7th June 2012

    The Riddle: The Second Book of Pellinor

    The second book in the epic Pellinor series - four books telling an extraordinary tale of another world. Maerad is a gi... More

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    7th June 2012

    The Singing: The Fourth Book of Pellinor

    The stunning conclusion to the epic Pellinor series - four books telling an extraordinary tale of another world. The Si... More

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    5th November 2015

    The River and the Book

    Combining magical realism and fable, this lyrical tale is the story of a landscape and community destroyed by Wester... More

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