This is a fantastic and epic adventure story. Snowbone is the natural leader of a band of wooden children, who are tracking down a group of human slavers.
Their journey takes them on a wonderful flying ship from island to island, into the heart of a volcano, into the dreadful slave quarry and on to the final battle. Along the way, they make staunch friends and are betrayed by unexpected people. They also discover their own talents, weaknesses and heart's desire.
With its roots in myth and magic, this is a story full of action, poetry and dark twists of fate.