Winner of the National Book Award!

At a time when the sun turned around the earth and animals could speak, Chauntecleer the Rooster ruled over a more or less peaceable kingdom.  What the animals did not know was that they were Keepers of the Wyrm, monster of Evil long imprisoned beneath the earth. And Wyrm, sub terra, was breaking free?.

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About The Author

Walter Wangerin Jr.’s writing career has encompassed most every genre: fiction, essay, short story, children’s story, meditation, and biblical exposition. He has won the National Book Award, New York Times Best Children’s Book of the Year Award, and several Gold Medallions. He lives in Valparaiso, Ind., where he is Senior Research Professor at Valparaiso University.

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