About this title:
In a remote Scottish village, nine-year-old Wise Child is taken in by Juniper, a healer and sorceress. Then Wise Child’s mother, Maeve, a black witch, reappears. In choosing between Maeve and Juniper, Wise Child discovers the extent of her supernatural powers—and her true loyalties.
From the Back Cover:
"Mesmerizing...rich in detail, high in excitement, and filled with unforgettable characters. The haunting cover by Leo and Diane Dillon will draw readers into this fine effort."-- Booklist.
About the Author:
Known in her homeland of England in many roles—journalist, biographer, novelist, feminist, and activist—Monica Furlong was best known in the United States for her award-winning novels, Juniper and Wise Child. Monica Furlong died of cancer in January 2003 at the age of 72. Colman is her last work.
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