In Lian Tanner’s middle-grade fantasy Icebreaker Trilogy, twelve-year-old Petrel is on a mission to bring lost knowledge back into a post-apocalyptic world. Her journey takes her and her friends from an ancient boat, traveling the same ocean route for three hundred years, across a devastated landscape to face the Devouts, a group of fanatics determined to preserve the world as it is.
“This new trilogy will bait readers with its intriguing premise, hook them with its starkly beautiful setting, and reel them in with its fascinating characters…An artfully crafted adventure that’s equal parts thought-provoking and thrilling.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
Lian Tanner is the author of the Keepers trilogy (Museum of Thieves, City of Lies, Path of Beasts), winner of numerous awards around the world, including the Aurealis Award for Children's Fiction. She lives in Australia.