Nevermoor #2 Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow


Author: Jessica Townsend

Return to the magical world of Nevermoor in the second book of the New York Times bestselling series, a treat for all fans of magic and Wunder. Morrigan Crow has escaped her deadly fate and found a new home in the fantastical city of Nevermoor. She has also discovered that she has a strange and magical ability. But will her unique talent be a blessing or another curse? Now that Morrigan and her best friend Hawthorne are proud scholars in the elite Wundrous Society, she is sure that she's found a place to belong at last, but life is far from perfect. Can Morrigan prove that she deserves to be in the Society - or will an unexpected new enemy ruin her new life? Morrigan's adventures continue in Hollowpox: The Hunt for Morrigan Crow!

Praise for Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow:

Winner Best Children's Fiction, Aurealis Awards 2017

Winner Dymocks Book of the Year 2018

Winner QBD Children's Book of the Year 2018

Winner Book of the Year, Australian Book Industry Awards 2018

Winner Book of the Year for Younger Children, Australian Book Industry Awards 2018

Winner The Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year, Australian Book Industry Awards 2018

Winner Book of the Year, Indie Book Awards 2018

Winner Children's Category, Indie Book Awards 2018

Winner Nielsen Booksellers' Choice Award, Australian Booksellers Association Awards 2018

Winner Younger Fiction, Waterstones Children's Book Prize (UK) 2018

Winner Elementary/Middle Grade Speculative Fiction, Cybils Award 2018

Winner West Australian Young Readers' Book Award, Younger Readers, 2019

Winner South Australian Premier's Award 2020

Shortlisted The Readings Children's Book Prize 2018

A CBCA Notable book Voted #1 in the Dymocks Kids' Top 51

'Enter the world of Nevermoor and its fantastical inhabitants, and be utterly enchanted' - Courier-Mail

'Exciting, mysterious, marvellous and magical . . . quite simply one of the best children's books I've read in years.' - Robin Stevens, author of Murder Most Unladylike

'Unexpected, exciting and funny.' - Judith Rossell, ABIA Award-winning author of Withering-by-Sea

'It really is brilliant, with an engaging plot, plenty of twists, memorable characters and a marvellous sense of humour. Pick it up and the hours disappear, just like magic.' - Daily Telegraph

Age Recommendation: 8+

Format Paperback
Number of pages 480
Width 131 Millimeters
Thickness 35 Millimeters
Height 197 Millimeters
Unit weight 420 Grams