From the Publisher
Hans is on the run from his adoptive father, a grave robber who
found him as a baby hidden inside a wooden box that washed ashore.
Now fate has introduced Hans to Angela von Schwanenberg, a young
countess fleeing the evil forces of Archduke Arnulf, who has chosen
her to be the next in his long line of brides, and the dreaded
Together, Hans and Angela gallop through dark forests,
treacherous lands and secret passageways on their quest to uncover
the truth about Hans'' shadowy past and save Angela''s parents from
the archduke''s monstrous asylum. In this world of highwaymen,
hermits and dancing bears, anything is possible-even for a grave
Brimming with action and ghoulish delights, The Grave
Robber''s Apprentice is a grand fantasy adventure from one of
Canada''s most acclaimed authors for young readers.
About the Author
ALLAN STRATTON is the internationally acclaimed author of Chanda's Secrets, winner of twenty-six awards and citations including the ALA's Michael L. Printz Honor Book, the Children's Africana Best Book Award and Booklist's Editor's Choice. The film version, Life, Above All, won the Prix FranÃ‡ois Chalais at the Cannes Film Festival and was South Africa's Oscar entry for best foreign language film. Its sequel, Chanda's Wars, won the CLA Young Adult Book Award and was a Junior Library Guild selection (USA). His most recent novel, Borderline, earned an American Library Association Best Fiction nod. All his books have been nominated for the White Pine Award. He lives in Toronto. Visit him online at www.allanstratton.com.
Published: February 27, 2012
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1554688256
ISBN - 13: 9781554688258