‘I’m no wolf-queen,’ Irina thought bitterly. ‘I’m barely more than a girl, a stupid girl at that, who got herself helplessly trapped in a Narrowlands cell.’
A terrifying army marches south towards Irina’s family and friends. Locked in prison, she is powerless to stop it.
The Book of the Junsong is lost, her mother is under an evil enchantment, and she is separated from her beloved wolves.
Now, Irina must face her ultimate foe: the Venerated Dragon. And she must do it alone, with nothing to help her but a charm on her neck – and the truth.
Can Irina fulfil her destiny and bring the Age of Peace to Ragnor?
Melbourne writer Leah Swann has conjured a trilogy of fantastic stories for the young (and young at heart). Irina the Wolf Queen is a heroine both brave and beautiful – with the cunning and daring of an animal and the wit and intelligence of a human. Irina is destined for greatness, but at every turn she is confronted by evil …
Praise for Irina the Wolf Queen by Leah Swann
‘[A] charming children’s fantasy … a winning combination, handled with an imaginative focus that should keep younger readers immersed.’ Cameron Woodhead, The Sydney Morning Herald
‘Leah Swann has mastered the magical art of story writing for children. Right from beginning to end the story grips you with a wealth and richness of character, adventure and atmosphere. It plucks at our emotions and fears, but never tips into mere sentimentality …’ Melbourne primary school teacher, Ali Staley