Across the Dark Sea

They didn’t look like pirates: they looked like ordinary fishermen, but with eyes as quick and glittering as their waving knives…

Trung’s adventure begins in the dead of night. He and his father escape the soldiers with guns. But what awaits them across the dark sea?

Shortlisted for NSW Premier’s Community Relations Award, 2007

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Wendy Orr is a Canadian-born Australian writer. Her books for children and adults have been published in 27 countries and won awards around the world. Nim’s Island and Nim at Sea have also become feature films, starring Jodie Foster and Abigail Breslin (Nim’s Island) and Bindi Irwin (Return to Nim’s Island.) Her latest book is Dragonfly Song, a novel in free verse and prose of an outcast girl who becomes a bull-leaper in Bronze Age Crete. Read full bio