Shortlist year: 
2017
Shortlist category: 
Children's literature
Published by: 
Allen & Unwin

About the book

Image of Book cover Dragonfly Song by Wendy Orr
Winner

Abandoned by the priestess of the island at birth, Aissa is an outcast, surviving by her wits - until she joins the acrobatic bull dancers who are sent away to compete on the island of the Bull King. A gripping and powerful adventure by acclaimed author Wendy Orr.