Isobelle Carmody

10 children’s books by the writer

Isobelle Carmody wrote the first book in the Obernewtyn series over twenty years ago. Since its publication this series has consistently been on the Australian bestseller list. Isobelle divides her time between Australia and Prague.

12+ years

Obernewtyn

Isobelle Carmody

Obernewtyn

In a world struggling back from the brink of apocalypse, life is harsh. But for Elspeth Gordie, born with enhanced mental abilities, it is also dangerous. Survival is only by secrecy and so she determines never to use her forbidden ...

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12+ years

The Farseekers

Isobelle Carmody

The Farseekers

Since their takeover of Obernewtyn, Elspeth and the Misfits have been preparing for the inevitable confrontation with the Council - developing their forbidden mental abilities so they are ready for battle. But in the midst of plans to rescue a powerful ...

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12+ years

The Keeping Place

Isobelle Carmody

The Keeping Place

When one of their number is kidnapped, Elspeth and the Misfits are forced to use their extraordinary mind powers to help the rebels in their struggle to overthrow the oppressive Council. But Elspeth has another problem to solve - she is ...

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12+ years

Wavesong

Isobelle Carmody

Wavesong

The rebellion has been a success; it has brought changes - changes that not everyone welcomes! Captured by an old and vicious enemy, Elspeth Gordie is drawn into the heart of the Herder Faction, where she learns of a terrible plot ...

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12+ years

Ashling

Isobelle Carmody

Ashling

Elspeth is sent to Sutrium, seat of the totalitarian Council that rules the Land, to seal an alliance between the secret Misfit community at Obernewtyn and rebel forces. She undertakes the journey reluctantly as she has another task at hand ...

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12+ years

The Stone Key

Isobelle Carmody

The Stone Key

Friend becomes foe and trust is a thing of the past when the Misfits' most relentless enemy, on the cusp of ultimate revenge, turns Elspeth's world upside down. Before it's too late, Elspeth must rescue a former ally ...

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12+ years

Obernewtyn

Isobelle Carmody

Obernewtyn

In a world struggling back from the brink of apocalypse, life is harsh. But for Elspeth Gordie, born with enhanced mental abilities, it is also dangerous. Survival is only by secrecy and so she determines never to use her forbidden ...

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12+ years

The Farseekers

Isobelle Carmody

The Farseekers

Since their takeover of Obernewtyn, Elspeth and the Misfits have been preparing for the inevitable confrontation with the Council - developing their forbidden mental abilities so they are ready for battle. But in the midst of plans to rescue a powerful ...

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