Peter Dickinson, the author of many books for adults and young readers, has won numerous awards. His books for Delacorte include Eva, A Bone from a Dry Sea, and AK (all ALA Notable or Best Books); The Lion Tamer's Daughter; and Chuck and Danielle (a Junior Literary Guild selection).
"A challenging magical adventure for the thinking reader."--Publishers Weekly, Starred
"While on one level this tale is a fantasy, it is also a wonderful coming-of-age story."--School Library Journal, Starred "Dickinson works his own magic in a thoroughly compelling tale that delves into the nature of both magic and time."--Booklist, Starred