Whirling sand ghosts, deadly potions, and a furious firebird ... the adventure continues


EMERALD CHILD

A hidden island. A forgotten child. A kingdom ruled by fear.

"Hughes has done a brilliant job crafting a story that no doubt will capture young fantasy lovers and their parents alike."

TRUTH ABOUT BOOKS

Book 1 of the Kalika Magic series by Karen Hughes


Since ancient times, the Kalika people have claimed a mystical connection with the earth and the nature spirits. But their knowledge is fading. Now an evil sorcerer threatens the land, and the only person who can help the Kalika is a child who doesn't know they exist. The first book in this enchanting fantasy series by Australian author, Karen Hughes, is a captivating adventure in which two brave friends encounter forgotten magic, hidden islands, secret caves and bad-tempered tree spirits. Perfect for kids aged 8-12.


THE SHAMAN'S SECRET

An ancient magic. A broken land. A journey beyond this world.

"An engrossing tale of magic and mystery. The Shaman's Secret is well worth unlocking."
THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

Book 2 of the Kalika Magic series by Karen Hughes


In the second book in the popular Kalika Magic series, Kai and Indie must leave the forest to find the missing king. As the Emperor of Moto gathers his great army in the south and the Dasa warriors prepare for battle, Kai and Indie search for the shaman who will help them on their quest. The magic of the mountains is different to the magic of the forest. The only way Kai and Indie can succeed is if they make the perilous journey to the spirit realm to find their power animals. But can they trust the shaman? And will they discover the secret of the mountains, before it's too late?

THE SORROW OF THE WATERS

A dancing monkey. A dangerous wish. A secret gypsy road.

"I couldn't put it down."
ELEPHANT JOURNAL USA

Book 3 of the Kalika Magic series by Karen Hughes


When a lonely girl makes a wish on the seeds of the starfruit, she releases an evil that should never have been set free. Now Kai and Indie must travel to the City of Emperors to put things rights again. But the journey is long and treacherous, and the water spirits are waiting.

THE HOWLING SANDS

An abandoned village. A furious firebird. A haunted desert land.

"A wonderful addition to children's fantasy fiction."
NEWY WITH KIDS

Book 4 of the Kalika Magic series by Karen Hughes


One hundred years ago, the mysterious Veladin vanished into the earth. Now Kai and Indie must find them. The desert sands are shifting. Time is running out. Their only hope is a reckless wind spirit, but even the wind has secrets.