A fine novel from Witi Ihimaera in which a great story about a feisty teenager is interwoven with a dazzling trip through Maori mythology. Stroppy teenager Skylark O'Shea is on holiday with her mother at a town on the coast. But all is not what it seems. What is the threat facing the town and the birds of the forest? Where do the two old charismatic Maori women Hoki and Bella fit in? Skylark becomes embroiled in a prophecy that much to her dismay involves her in an extraordinary journey. Soon she is pitting her wits in a ...

Sky Dancer 2007, Penguin Books (NZ), Auckland

ISBN-13: 9780143007845

Mass-market paperback

Sky Dancer 2005, Penguin Putnam

ISBN-13: 9780143018698

Trade paperback