WINNER: Children’s Books Ireland Awards, Special Judges Award 2013
When life is a dangerous game…
A novel in Irish full of mystery and adventureFor readers aged 10-14 years
I’m sorry. I’m afraid. Help me…
Hóng is a computer game Evan loves to play on the internet. But then he gets a strange message from another player, Yin, begging for help – not inside the game, but out in the wide world. Who is Yin and what is she afraid of? Can Evan, his friend Rio and his sister Síofra put a stop to some dirty business, not only in Ireland but on the far side of the world?
HÓNG will keep young readers turning the pages to the very end.
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Childrens Books Ireland Awards, Judges Comments:Set in contemporary Ireland, this compelling story of adventure, computer games, friendship and mystery presents a refreshingly convincing version of young Irish-speaking teenagers engaging with an English-speaking world.