The Ear, the Eye and the Arm by Nancy FarmerThe Ear, the Eye and the Arm by Nancy Farmer

The Ear, the Eye and the Arm

byNancy Farmer

Paperback | January 1, 2012

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The year is 2194, and Tendai, Rita, and Kuda are the children of Zimbabwe's wealthy and powerful chief of security. They've escaped from their father's estate to explore the dangerous city of Harare-and promptly disappear. Their parents call in the Ear, the Eye, and the Arm, detectives whose exposure to nuclear waste has given them special powers. Together they must save the children from the evils of the past, the technology of the future, and criminals with plans much more sinister than anyone could have imagined.
Before becoming a writer, Nancy Farmer lived in Africa, and her work there included monitoring water weeds in Mozambique and helping to control tsetse flies in Zimbabwe. Since then, she has earned a host of prestigious awards for her writing, including three Newbery Honors for The Ear, the Eye and the Arm; A Girl Named Disaster; and Th...
Title:The Ear, the Eye and the ArmFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 7.6 × 5.25 × 0.8 inPublished:January 1, 2012Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:054535661X

ISBN - 13:9780545356619


Editorial Reviews

Praise for The Ear, the Eye and the Arm*"Weaving African tribal language and lore...into a rich tapestry featuring a witty projection of the future, a score of vividly realized characters, and a nonstop adventure culminating in a denouement that's at once taut, comic, and touching, Farmer has created a splendidly imaginative fantasy." - Kirkus Reviews, starred review*"This tale overflows with wise insights, lessons and observations about the ties between heritage and family." - Publishers Weekly, starred review*"In its fundamental suspense and appeal the book bears an odd but satisfying resemblance to The Wizard of Oz-witches, scarecrows, and all." - The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review