Flight of the Moth-Kin

Kathy Kennedy Tapp, Author Margaret K. McElderry Books $0 (118p) ISBN 978-0-689-50401-3
A breezy sequel to Moth-Kin Magic, which fans of Tapp's first novel may find even more enjoyable. Abandoned in the wilderness after escaping from the giants, Ripple and her party must find a safe new home. But there are tremendous dangersthe great six-legged beasts, storms, the giants themselvesand Ripple and her friends Crick and Lissa still have not grown their wings. Then Ripple is bitten by one of the insect-beasts and is rescued by a strange humpbacked old woman named Ivy. Together with Ivy, Ripple and her family must survive the crossing of the forbidden lands to reach the river. How they cross, and how Ripple finds her magic, provides real excitement as well as humor. And the conclusion, with the revelation of Ivy's identity and Ripple's specialness, will certainly leave readers hoping for more adventures of Ripple and the Moth-Kin. Ages 8-12. (September)
Reviewed on: 01/01/1987
Release date: 01/01/1987
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