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Arrow

(2021)
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From the author of The Boy, the Boat, and the Beast comes a lush and timely tale about a boy who’s grown up as the only human in an enchanted rainforest and what happens when people from the outside world discover his home.

For the first twelve years of Arrow’s life, he has grown up as the only human in a lush, magical rainforest that’s closed off from the rest of the world. He was raised by the Guardian Tree, the protector of the forest, which uses the earth’s magic to keep it hidden from those who have sought to exploit and kill it. But now the magic veil is deteriorating, the forest is dying, and Arrow may be the only one who can save it.

Arrow has never seen another human until one day, a man in a small airplane crash-lands in the forest. Then, a group of children finds their way in, escaping from their brutal, arid world where the rich live in luxurious, walled-off cities and the poor struggle for survival.

The Guardian Tree urges Arrow to convince the trespassers to leave by any means necessary. Arrow is curious about these newcomers, but their arrival sets off a chain of events that leave him with a devastating choice: be accepted by his own kind or fight to save the forest that is his home.

Genre: Children's Fiction

Praise for this book

"Narrated by an ancient tree who counts years as rings and feels the emotions of forest creatures in her roots, Arrow is a richly-imagined fable about the need to connect with people of divergent tribes…and thereby heal a wounded planet. Clark blends fantasy and science into a lush and timely tapestry that enlightens and enchants." - Susan Fletcher


Used availability for Samantha M Clark's Arrow

Hardback Editions

June 2021 : USA Hardback
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Title: Arrow
Author(s): Samantha M Clark
ISBN: 1-5344-6597-9 / 978-1-5344-6597-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

June 2022 : USA Paperback
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Title: Arrow
Author(s): Samantha M Clark
ISBN: 1-5344-6598-7 / 978-1-5344-6598-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

June 2021 : USA, Australia, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Arrow
Author(s): Samantha M Clark
Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


June 2021 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Arrow
Author(s): Samantha M Clark
Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Availability: Amazon UK