The islands of MiYu lie in a giant circle and each has the shape of zodiacal sign. They shimmer with magic. Dragons devour rocks and lay shining jewels, ghost owls fly into your dreams to steal your most treasured memories.
"I banish you from our island" the high priest roars. "You may only return when Smald lives again!"
Opal and Tiger-eye have a problem. A dragon turned their greatest enemy into emerald statue and they are blamed.
There is only one way to turn him back: find his own weight in emeralds.
Sadly, all such precious jewels are already in use, as eye of a golden sea serpent for instance or as crown for the emperor of Scorpio...
Tais Teng is a pseudonymous Dutch fantasy fiction and science fiction writer, illustrator and sculptor. His real name is Thijs van Ebbenhorst Tengbergen and he was born in 1952 in The Hague. He has written close to ninety books both for adults and children.