The Promised One
A fast-paced novel for children ages 10+. Lucy, a schoolgirl of 11, finds that the animals of the world have been expecting her for more than a million years. She is The Promised One - the only person on earth with her awesome and extraordinary powers of communication with animals - and her destiny is to save the planet. Her adventures take her to the heart of the greatest jungle on earth, where the animals help her to overcome ruthless and deadly foes.
- Electronic book text | 416 pages
- 21 Jun 2012
- FABER & FABER
- FABER CHILDREN'S BOOKS
- London, United Kingdom
About David Alric
This is David Alric's first children's book. As an respected radiologist he has published over 100 articles and books on radiology, angiography and cardiovascular physiology and has won numerous awards and prizes. He is a former Emeritus Professor of Imaging at the University of London, and Vice-Chairman of the Division of Investigative Sciences of the Imperial College School of Medicine. He is married with three children and five grandchildren.