Wow these books have star quality written all over them. Runemarks is Joanne Harris's first childrens book and we can quite easily see this being a big screen hit! Each book is signed, lined, dated, doodled and numbered out of 20. Yes there's only 20 of these in the world and they can only be bought here at Doodled Books!
About the author
Joanne Harris is the bestselling novelist of a number of titles for adult readers, including Chocolat, which was made into an Oscar-nominated movie.
Born in Barnsley to a french mother and an English father, Joanne read Modern and Medieval Languages at Cambridge University, then worked as a teacher for fifteen years, during which time her first three novels were published. Her books are published in over forty countries and have won a number of British and international awards.
Joanne now lives with her husband and daughter about fisteen miles from the place she was born. She lists her hobbies as including mooching, lounging, strutting and strumming, plays bass guitar in a band first formed when she was sixteen, and is currently studying Old Norse.
Runemarks is Joanne Harris's first fantasy novel for Random House.
(Information taken from Runmarks)
Odin, Loki and the other Norse gods come to life in this hugely imaginative and very funny fantasy novel from the bestselling writer of the adult bestsellers Chocolat and The Lollipop Shoes.
Seven o'clock, on a Monday morning, five hundred years after the end of the world, and goblins had been at the cellar again...Maddy Smith was born with a rusty-coloured ruinmark on her hand - a symbol of the old gods and definitely cause for suspicion. For magic is dangerous. Or so everyone thinks. But Maddy enjoys working magic. Even if it is just to control some pesky goblins. And every time her friend, One-Eye - a good-for-nowt Outlander - comes by, he teaches her more and more about the gods and the runes. Now he wants Maddy to open Red Horse Hill and descend into World Below to retrieve a relic of the old gods. Otherwise it is likely to be the End of Everything. Again...An epic romp into the heart of the old Norse tales: wild, dangerous, richly inventive and superbly imaginative.
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