Updates about Isobelle Carmody's books and events

  • Reviews of The Ice Maze

    Isobelle Carmody’s award winning series, The Kingdom of the Lost Book 3: The Ice Maze …”The Ice Maze is the much anticipated third part in Isobelle Carmody’s The Kingdom of the Lost, and continues the story of brothers Bily and Zluty as they make their way across unknown lands, encountering strange sights and new creatures as they seek help for their friend the Monster, and a new place to call...

  • Kid’s Book Review: 12 Curly Questions with Isobelle Carmody

    One of questions is ” What/who made you start writing? ” for Isobelle to answer. Click on the image below to read 12 Questions Q&A by Kids’ Book Review

  • Interview by The Booktopia Podcast

    …”Illustration comes first or you write the story first? or you do a bit of both?”… Click on the image below to hear the interview by The Booktopia Podcast on Soundcloud. The Booktopia Podcast on Soundcloud:

  • Unmasking The Wild

    A unique collection of masks created by 22 of Australia’s incredibly talented children’s book illustrators and artists. The collection was unveiled at The Masked Ball that celebrated the completion of the the final book in the Obernewtyn series, The Red Queen and is currently on display at the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre until July 3rd.   Unmasking the Wild – The Auction. more information on Isobelle’s project, the illustrators...

  • Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean

    Posted in Author News

    Eat the Sky Drink the Ocean is a new anthology featuring a graphic story by Isobelle. It is a collection of sci-fi and fantasy writing, including six graphic stories, showcasing twenty stellar writers and artists from India and Australia. It is published in Australia by Allen & Unwin and will be available February 2015.

  • Movie Deal for Greylands

      Isobelle’s novel Greylands is being made into a film! Greylands is the haunting and exquisitely rendered story of Jack and his little sister, Ellen, as they struggle to cope with their father’s despair in the bleak time after their mother’s death. One night Jack enters the greylands – a world where there is no colour, no noise, no laughter – a place that only the wounded can enter. Isobelle...

  • Reviews of The Cloud Road

    Isobelle Carmody’s award winning series, The Kingdom of the Lost Book 2: The Cloud Road …“This is a gorgeous little hardcover book aimed at younger readers, complete with pen and ink drawings scattered throughout…This story will engage children at the right stage to read independently; many children given this novel will continue to reread and treasure it.”…-Nalini Haynes Read full review by Nalini Haynes on Dark Matter Fanzine – SF...

  • Reviews of The Red Wind

      Isobelle Carmody’s award winning series, The Kingdom of the Lost Book 1: The Red Wind …”Accompanying the story are charming illustrations full of atmosphere and expression. They are drawn by the author herself– further fruit of Carmody’s talented creativity“...-Megan Burke Read full review by Megan Burke …”The Red Wind is an enchanting, whimsical story which will stay in the reader’s imagination long after they finish the book. I picked...

  • The Sending New Paperback Edition

      The Sending: The Obernewtyn Chronicles Book 6 will be available again in a new paperback edition from April 24th. RRP $22.99 For overseas fans you can purchase a copy with free worldwide shipping online at

  • Interview with Victoria Writer

    Posted in Interviews

    Isobelle Carmody is passionate writer and she talks about her enthusiasm with Anna Kelsey-Sugg from Victoria Writer Magazine. Click the image to read more of the interview. Victoria Writer Magazine website: