Isobelle Carmody
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Isobelle Carmody

I am an Australian writer of science fiction, fantasy, children's and juvenile literature. I divide my time between a home on the Great Ocean Road in Australia and my travels abroad. I began work on the Obernewtyn Chronicles when I was fourteen years old. I continued to work on these while completing a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in literature and philosophy, followed by a cadetship in journalism. The first two books in the Obernewtyn series were short listed for the CBC Children's Book of the Year in the Older Readers category; My third book Scatterlings won Talking book of the Year. My fourth book The Gathering was a joint winner of the 1993 CBC Book of the Year Award and the 1994 Children's Literature Peace Prize. Another book, Greylands, won an Aurealis Award and a White Raven at Bologna Book Fair while Billy Thunder and the Night Gate was shortlisted for the Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children's Literature in the 2001 NSW Premier's Literary Awards. Both Little Fur and A Fox Called Sorrow received BAAFTA Industry Awards for design. Alyzon Whitestarr won the coveted Golden Aurealis for overall best novel at the Aurealis Awards. Nan Mc Nabb and were the participating editor of a two book collection of stories titled respectively The Wilful Eye and The Wicked Wood, released in 2011. My recent book The Red Wind won Book of the Year. My latest book is a collection of critically acclaimed stories called Metro Winds, and I am currently working on the final book in the Obernewtyn Chronicles, The Red Queen and another book, The Cloud Road.

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    • The Sending

    • The Obernewtyn Chronicles, Book 6
    • By: Isobelle Carmody
    • Narrated by: Isobelle Carmody
    • Length: 23 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      5 out of 5 stars 9

    The time has come at last for Elspeth Gordie to leave the Land on her quest to find and stop the computer machine Sentinel from unleashing the deadly Balance of Terror arsenal....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing story. Spectacular reading by the author!

    • By Nathan Clay on 07-07-17

    Regular price: $29.84

    • The Stone Key

    • The Obernewtyn Chronicles, Book 5
    • By: Isobelle Carmody
    • Narrated by: Isobelle Carmody
    • Length: 29 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Friend becomes foe and trust is a thing of the past when the Misfits' most relentless enemy, on the cusp of ultimate revenge, turns Elspeth's world upside down....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful listening to Author reading her books

    • By Suzie Deyris on 04-05-18

    Regular price: $29.84

    • The Keeping Place

    • The Obernewtyn Chronicles, Book 4
    • By: Isobelle Carmody
    • Narrated by: Isobelle Carmody
    • Length: 22 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
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      5 out of 5 stars 9

    The fourth title in the epic best-selling fantasy series featuring the intrepid adventures of Elspeth Gordie....

    Regular price: $29.84

    • Ashling

    • The Obernewtyn Chronicles, Book 3
    • By: Isobelle Carmody
    • Narrated by: Isobelle Carmody
    • Length: 14 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 13

    The third instalment in Isobelle Carmody's epic Obernewtyn fantasy series....

    Regular price: $33.57

    • The Red Queen

    • The Obernewtyn Chronicles, Book 7
    • By: Isobelle Carmody
    • Narrated by: Isobelle Carmody
    • Length: 40 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    The highly anticipated dramatic conclusion to the much-loved Obernewtyn Chronicles from award-winning and best-selling author Isobelle Carmody....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Spectacular story!

    • By Nathan Clay on 11-14-17

    Regular price: $36.14

    • The Cloud Road

    • Kingdom of the Lost, Book 2
    • By: Isobelle Carmody
    • Narrated by: Isobelle Carmody
    • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
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    The exciting second book in Isobelle Carmody's award-winning Kingdom of the Lost series for children. Adventure and danger follow Bily, Zluty, Redwing, and the monster as they cross a barren desert and journey over high stony mountains in search of a place where they can make a new home. But will the secret they uncover in the Cloud Mountains be the end of them all?

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Green Monkey Dreams

    • By: Isobelle Carmody
    • Narrated by: Isobelle Carmody
    • Length: 8 hrs
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    This is the unforgettable world of Isobelle Carmody, presented in 14 stories written over a period of 13 years. Enter this world and you will never again be sure where reality ends and imagination begins, for sometimes the greatest truths can only be told through imagination.... 

    Regular price: $30.54

    • The Farseekers

    • The Obernewtyn Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: Isobelle Carmody
    • Narrated by: Isobelle Carmody
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 27

    Since their takeover of Obernewtyn, the secret community of Misfits has flourished, protected by their remoteness....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A quest with mind talents.

    • By Claret on 06-21-16

    Regular price: $22.38

    • Little Fur

    • The Legend of Little Fur
    • By: Isobelle Carmody
    • Narrated by: Isobelle Carmody
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Little Fur is distressed by what the humans are doing to her patch of wilderness, they are burning trees, and she must go on a perilous journey to prevent her precious home from being destroyed....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great educational fable

    • By Chama on 02-24-09

    Regular price: $16.95

    • Obernewtyn

    • By: Isobelle Carmody
    • Narrated by: Isobelle Carmody
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    In a world struggling back from the brink of apocalypse, life is harsh....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome YA distopian fantasy

    • By Claret on 06-19-16

    Regular price: $22.38

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