The Shark Caller

The Shark Caller

By  Dianne Wolfer

Only a twin from a shark calling family can appease the ancestors and bring a community back together in this powerful and haunting story.

Isabel is on a plane heading back to her island birthplace in Papua New Guinea. Izzy is looking forward to seeing her family again, but there’s another tragic reason for the trip. Izzy’s twin brother, Ray, died in a freak diving accident, and Izzy and her mum are taking his ashes home for traditional death ceremonies.

After they arrive, Izzy realises things have changed since their last visit. Logging threatens the community’s way of life and sharks no longer answer the song of the shark callers.

Izzy’s cousin Noah explains that the clan needs someone to undertake a traditional diving ritual. The person must be a twin from the shark calling lineage. The dive will be perilous.

And Izzy is the last twin.

Will she have the courage to attempt the dive? And what deep, dark secrets will the ocean reveal if she does?

Format & Editions

Paperback

9780143780557

August 1, 2016

Random House Australia Children's

RRP $23.00

Buy now

Online Retailers

or

Find your local Bookstore at Booksellers NZ

EBook

9780143780540

August 1, 2016

RHA eBooks Child

Buy now

Online Retailers

Also by Dianne Wolfer

Awards & Recognition

2017

CBCA Book of the Year Awards