Author(s): Yaba Badoe
Award-winning Ghanaian-British filmmaker, Yaba Badoe, blends environmentalism, magic and feminism in a rich and powerful story. Yaba's debut novel A Jigsaw of Fire and Starswas shortlisted for the 2018 Branford Boase Award and nominated for the 2019 Carnegie Medal. A leopard dances under the moon. A wolf prowls. A red-beaked bird flies free. Three girls born on the same day in wolf lightare bound together to protect the world. They can dazzle or destroy. They have wind-songand fire-furyat their fingertips, but their enemies are everywhere. From the bleak steppesto the tropical forests of Ghanaand the stormy moors of Cornwall, the lands they love are plundered and poisoned. The girls must rally to perfect their skills and prove the strength of sister-magic. Steeped in elemental myth, Wolf Lightis a call to us all to hear the ancient powerwithin us and conserve our heritage.