The Gargoyle Overhead

April 1, 2010|
The Gargoyle Overhead by Philippa Dowding
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Short-listed for the 2012 Silver Birch Express Award

What if your best friend was a naughty 400-year-old gargoyle? And what if he just happened to be in terrible danger? It''s not always easy, but thirteen-year-old Katherine Newberry is friends with a gargoyle. His name is Gargoth of Tallus, and he lives in her backyard. Gargoth has lost the only creature on the planet who can help him. Her name is Ambergine, and she''s been his greatest friend for hundreds of years. What Katherine and Gargoth dont know is that Ambergine is searching for him too. But she is not alone. Gargoths greatest enemy is prowling the city, and it''s a race against time to find him first! In this sequel to The Gargoyle in My Yard (2009), The Gargoyle Overhead provides the historical backstory to Gargoths life, and further explores themes of friendship, courage and loneliness.

Philippa Dowding is an award-winning magazine copywriter, poet and children''s author. Her books in the Lost Gargoyle series were nominated for the Diamond Willow 2011 and Silver Birch Express 2012 Awards. The character of Gargoth was inspired by a visit to an odd antique store populated with mysterious gargoyles. Philippa lives in Tor...
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Title:The Gargoyle OverheadFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:152 pages, 7.5 X 5.12 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:152 pages, 7.5 X 5.12 X 0.5 inPublished:April 1, 2010Publisher:DundurnLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1926607031

ISBN - 13:9781926607030

Appropriate for ages: 9

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