Authors

MORIBITO (Guardian)

Guardian of the Dream

by Nahoko Uehashi
illus. by Makiko Futaki

Ages 11 UP

Mythological adventure epic revolving around a magical flower which tempts people to escape the painful reality of human existence into a world of dream. How can Balsa the woman warrior save a young apothecary who in challenging the flower has been robbed of his own humanity?

Award
2001 ROBO-NO-ISHI AWARD

22 x 16 cm, 284-360 pages, Black-and-white illustrations
First published May 2000
Rights sold: Spain, China, Korea, Taiwan & Italy