Jeremy Norton is a British illustrator who lives and works in
Barcelona, Spain. The Last Firehawk is the first early chapter book
series he has illustrated. He works digitally, and aims to convey a
childlike sense of wonder through his artwork.
Katrina Charman was the recipient of the SCBWI British Isles' Margaret Carey scholarship for fiction in 2013, and in 2014 she was one of the winners of the SCBWI's Undiscovered Voices competition. Katrina's first children's book, the early reader The Ninjabread Man, was published with Franklin Watts (UK) in July 2015. The Last Firehawk is her first early chapter book series. Katrina lives in South East England with her husband and three daughters.
A Publishers Weekly bestselling series!Praise for The Last Firehawk #1: The Ember Stone: The first book in this new series brings the animal fantasy genre to early chapter book readers.... The adventure is nonstop, making this an ideal choice for reluctant readers.... Detailed black-and-white illustrations blend well with the text, and will keep kids engaged. VERDICT: A strong beginning to an adventure series for chapter book readers, especially those who are not quite ready for Erin Hunter's 'Warriors' or Kathryn Lasky's 'Guardians of Ga'Hoole.' -- School Library JournalA promising start to a series for fledgling fantasy readers. -- Kirkus ReviewsPraise for Branches books: These books should be considered for larger libraries wanting to enhance their easy-reader collections. -- School Library JournalA nice stepping stone to more advanced chapter books. -- Booklist