Shadows in the Ice
Winner of Storylines Notable New Zealand Books: Junior Fiction 2008.
Des Hunt lives in the Coromandel, and is a well respected educationalist and retired teacher, responsible for writing the national primary schools science curriculum. Backlist includes: A Friend in Paradise, 2001 (FINALIST Junior Fiction in the 2002 NZ Post Childrens book awards); The Moa Cave, 2005; Frog Whistle Mine, 2006 (FINALIST Junior Fiction in the 2007 NZ Post Childrens book awards ? Announced May 2007); Where Cuckoos Call, 2007