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  • Published: 18 February 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241384435
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $17.99

Orphans of the Tide




An extraordinary tale of myth, magic and the power of friendship, perfect for fans of Sky Song and Cogheart.

The City - mankind's last refuge in a drowned world, where Whale Lords reign and the Inquisition keeps the peace.

The Enemy - a dark power, ever seeking to take possession of a human body and cause untold chaos.

The Inventor - a girl living in the heart of the City in a ramshackle workshop overflowing with curiosities.

When a whale washes up on the City roofs and a mysterious boy emerges from its belly, the superstitious citizens assume the Enemy has come again. Only Ellie - a fearless inventor striving to live up to her mother's legacy - believes the boy is innocent. Thrown together with the young fugitive, now on the run from the ruthless Inquisition, Ellie must discover who this boy really is - and what that means for her own terrible secret . . .

  • Published: 18 February 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241384435
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $17.99

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Real readers review: Orphans of the Tide

We asked young Kiwi readers all over NZ to read and review Struan Murray's debut novel Orphans of the Tide. The verdict is in, and it's raves across the board! Young kiwis LOVE this book. Out in all good bookstores from the 18th February. Read on for more!

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