Wing & Claw #2: Cavern of Secrets (Wing & Claw 2)
Now available in paperback, the second book in the enchanting middle grade fantasy-adventure trilogy from Newbery Medalist Linda Sue Park takes our young apothecary hero to new heights of danger, exciting adventure, and intriguing botanical magic.
Raffa Santana has spent all winter hiding in the cold wilderness of the Sudden Mountains, and now it's time to return home. Home, where his parents will help him fight back against the vile Chancellor, who has captured the wild creatures of the Forest of Wonders. Home, where Raffa's beloved companion, Echo the bat, will recover from his mysterious sickness.
To get there, Raffa and his friends must journey across Obsidia, traverse treacherous terrain, and evade the Chancellor's guards. Along the way, Raffa will discover a luminous plant unlike anything he's seen before. His powerful intuition as an apothecary tells him that the strange botanical might be the key to saving the creatures stuck in the Chancellor's grasp . . . if only Raffa can unlock the plant's secrets and deliver the cure to the captive animals.
The second installment in Linda Sue Park's spellbinding Wing & Claw trilogy masterfully explores one boy's responsibility to his friends, family, and the wider world.