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Darkling - The Owl's Song

Due to be published October 2024!

Available to pre-order with delivery on publication


Prize-winning poet and artist Catherine Hyde celebrates the magic of the night from dusk till dawn as she follows the owl's journey in a gorgeous gift book of full colour paintings.

I turn
to the old orchard
where she hunts:
a ghost glimmering
sweet heart of the moon.
Swooping between trees,
a beating clock of claw and feather,
hush winged, in half light

As we sleep, the forest comes to life. The owl swoops. Moths dance in the moonlight, fireflies mimic the stars, a stag grazes, badgers burrow, foxes prowl, ferns catch the dew.

Resplendent, arresting artwork sit alongside an original poem. Prepare to be enchanted by the creatures of the night.


Catherine Hyde will be 'in the kitchen' at Seven Fables on Sunday 1st December - do join us!


Hardback Gift Edition

Bloomsbury Publishing


*Please note if ordering other titles in the same basket as Mariana and the Merchild your order will not be dispatched until July, if you require earlier delivery please place a separate order - thank you*

Book - Darkling - Catherine Hyde

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