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Mythology and reality collide in a new legend.
Kate O'Hearn was raised in the heart of New York City. Throughout her life, she has always had an active and vivid imagination. As a child walking down Fifth Avenue, she would envision herself soaring among the city's canyons on the back of a wild dragon. While in Florida, looking over the sea, she could imagine living amongst the whales and breaching in the heavy swells. At night, a star studded sky was yet another playground. These dreams and ideas never faded. Instead they grew until they spilled over into the books she loves to write. Kate's first book Shadow of the Dragon: Kira won the 1066 Schools' Book Award.
'This exhilarating story captures the reader's interest from the opening interaction between Kira and her parents to the breathless conclusion.' * VOYA * 'This is a fine tale of high fantasy ... catches your imagination and heart.' * Kiss the Book * '... packed with action' * Carousel * 'an action packed, gripping adventure story bringing the world of fantasy directly to a young female readership. Kate O'Hearn is perhaps the Anne McAffrey for the twenty-first century.' * School Librarian * PRAISE FOR SHADOW OF THE DRAGON: 'Great characters, good comedy, action, adventure and dragons. What more could a young fantasy fan ask for?' * The Bookbag * 'A magical and mighty read befitting a story set in the world of the gods ... A richly imagined adventure that blends myth and reality into a story of heroics and heroism.' * Julia Eccleshare, LoveReading4kids * 'has really captured readers' imaginations' * The Bookseller * "Anyone who enjoys Greek mythology will find much to love in Pegasus and the Flame. Kate O'Hearn serves up a winning mix of modern adventure and classic fantasy." * Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson series * "Stylishly written... characters are brought to life by her [O'Hearn's] imaginative and creative insights." * School Librarian *