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Kumiko and the Shadow Catchers

Perfect for all young dragon-lovers, Briony Stewart’s bestselling Kumiko series has been refreshed with eye-catching cover designs to appeal to a new generation of readers.

(Trade paperback)
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Winner – Queensland Literary Awards, Children’s Book Award

Notable Book – CBCA Book of the Year Awards, Younger Readers

In her last adventure, Kumiko discovered the secret of the Shadow Catchers, a group of powerful sorcerers determined to steal magic at any cost. Now she knows it's only a matter of time before her family’s link to dragons puts them all in grave danger. Can Kumiko find a way to stop the Shadow Catchers once and for all?

Kumiko and the Shadow Catchers is the final thrilling book in this award-winning series for young readers.

Briony Stewart
Photo by Catherine Carvell

Briony Stewart

Briony Stewart is the author and illustrator of several award-winning books for children, including the Kumiko and the Dragon series and We Love You Magoo, which was a CBCA Early Childhood Honour Book for 2020. She was also the illustrator of Mina and the Whole Wide World, which won the 2022 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Children's Fiction. Briony lectures on children’s literature at university and conducts talks and workshops with children across Australia. She loves live drawing challenges, daydreaming and discussing dragons, bunnies and how to tame lions.