Sylvie and the Songman, by Tim Binding is a dark and fascinating novel, which twists around a plot where strange half-men and talking animals spring to life.
Sylvie and the Songman by Tim Binding
Sylvie comes home from school one day, only to find that her music loving father has been spirited away by an unknown person. With her best friend George, Sylvie sets off in search of the culprit.

Along the way, she bonds with numerous animals that have mysteriously lost their voices.

Hiding from the Songman, the Woodpecker Man and his cohorts, Sylvie and George realize that the fate of all animals, big or small, rest on their shoulders.

This action packed novel is great for readers who enjoy suspense and mystery.