Subject: Young Adult Fiction
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Pursued by the hateful Salt Men, Ish flees south with his friend Taur, the mute Bull Man. But nowhere is there refuge from the brutal Squint-face, who wants his greenstone god back, and wants Ish's life.
Across the ice of Cook Strait lies the South Land – can Ish and Taur find peace there?
Taur, winner of the 1999 Senior Fiction Category in the NZ Post Children's Book Awards, is the riveting sequel to Because We Were the Travellers, winner of a 1998 NZ Post Honour Award and shortlisted for the 1998 Esther Glen Medal.
The Shaman and the Droll, the third novel in the gripping Travellers series, was published by Longacre Press in October, 1999.
New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards – 1999 Winner, Senior Fiction Category