Author(s): Tanya Landman
Siki is an orphan of the Black Mountain Apache. Her mother was killed by Mexicans three years ago and her father lost in an ambush the winter before that. When Siki witnesses the brutal murder of her little brother Tazhi, she vows to become an Apache warrior and avenge her brother's death.
Shortlisted for Carnegie Medal 2008 and Booktrust Teenage Prize 2008.
Tanya Landman runs Storybox Theatre, a touring puppet theatre for children, with her husband Rod Burnett. She is the author of the junior novel Waking Merlin (978-1-4063-0250-9) and its sequel Merlin's Apprentice (978-1-4063-0201-1); Flotsam and Jetsam (978-1-84428-119-0) and its sequel Flotsam and Jetsam and the Stormy Surprise (978-1-4063-0280-6); and The World's Bellybutton (978-1-4063-0089-5). Tanya has two children and lives in Devon.