When most of England is flooded, Norwich is left as an island. Zoe's parents escape but she is alone and fending for herself. She manages to find a boat and makes her way to Eel Island, but even there there is danger - the inhabitants are led by a strange boy called Dooby. Will she ever see her parents again? Debut novel. Readership level: 9 - 12 years.
Marcus Sedgwick is a full time author. His first novel, Floodland, won the Branford Boase Award for the best debut children's novel of 2000. Since then his books have been shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Blue Peter Book Award, t