Phoenix by S.F. Said is a young adult science fiction novel that’s illustrated by the wonderful Dave McKean.

Here’s the book synopsis:

The supernova is coming …one boy alone can save the galaxy! Lucky thinks he’s an ordinary Human boy. But one night, he dreams that the stars are singing – and wakes to find an uncontrollable power rising inside him. Now he’s on the run, racing through space, searching for answers. In a galaxy at war, where Humans and Aliens are deadly enemies, the only people who can help him are an Alien starship crew – and an Alien warrior girl, with neon needles in her hair. Together, they must find a way to save the galaxy. For Lucky is not the only one in danger. His destiny and the fate of the universe are connected in the most explosive way…

McKean also put together this sweet trailer for the book…

Book info as per Amazon US [Also available via Amazon UK]:

  • Hardcover: 496 pages
  • Publisher: David Fickling Books (August 1, 2013)
  • ISBN-10: 038561814X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0385618144

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