This modern fantasy novel set in London tells the story of Elizabeth, a twelve-year-old Canadian girl who feels homesick and lonely after her mother's death when her father moves them to London. Soon, however, she meets an assortment of unusual characters and a strange adventure unfolds. Evil forces appear in the shape of the Hunter whom Elizabeth must face as she battles to keep alive the trees on whose survival hang the lives of many people, including Elizabeth's young friend Thomas. Readers walk the wire between the real and the unreal, carefully lured into the story by Brenna's engrossing depiction of the everyday and of the fantastic.
Used availability for Beverley Brenna's The Keeper of the Trees
February 1999 : Canada Paperback