Eat the Sky Drink the Ocean is a new anthology featuring a graphic story by Isobelle. It is a collection of sci-fi and fantasy writing, including six graphic stories, showcasing twenty stellar writers and artists from India and Australia. It is published in Australia by Allen & Unwin and will be available February 2015.
A podcast reading by Canadian voice artist Cynthia P. Colby of Isobelle’s short story Perchance to Dream is on The District Of Wonders website
Perchance to Dream was published in Dreaming Again anthology ed Jack Dann in 2008
…….. Then something black flew out of the mist and smashed against the glass, shattering it and showering her with cutting fragments. She screamed.
Anna sat up, heart pounding, and felt her face with trembling fingers, but the skin was smooth.
‘A nightmare,’ she whispered and lay back to ponder the doubled oddness of dreaming you were waking, only to find you had woken into another dream..
Isobelles novel Greylands is being made into a film!
Greylands is the haunting and exquisitely rendered story of Jack and his little sister, Ellen, as they struggle to cope with their father’s despair in the bleak time after their mother’s death. One night Jack enters the greylands – a world where there is no colour, no noise, no laughter – a place that only the wounded can enter.
Isobelle is also writing the screenplay for Greylands.
Isobelle Carmody’s award winning series, The Kingdom of the Lost Book 2: The Cloud Road
…“This is a gorgeous little hardcover book aimed at younger readers, complete with pen and ink drawings scattered throughout…This story will engage children at the right stage to read independently; many children given this novel will continue to reread and treasure it.”…-Nalini Haynes
Read full review by Nalini Haynes on Dark Matter Fanzine – SF Fantasy and art
…”Carmody’s world-building remains first class, and the many mysteries of this world begin to unravel in this volume, adding a level of intrigue to the adventure.“… -Fancy Goods
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Book two in Kingdom of The Lost series
The Cloud Road
Here is a glimpse of The Cloud Road:
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…
Isobelle Carmody’s award winning series, The Kingdom of the Lost Book 1: The Red Wind
…”Accompanying the story are charming illustrations full of atmosphere and expression. They are drawn by the author herself– further fruit of Carmody’s talented creativity“...-Megan Burke
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…”The Red Wind is an enchanting, whimsical story which will stay in the reader’s imagination long after they finish the book. I picked it up whilst in a bookshop in Australia, attracted by the beautiful illustrations on the cover and also the gold badge marking it as ‘Book of the Year’ (Children’s Book Council of Australia)”…- Wright Reading
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