The People of Sparks is a post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by American writer Jeanne DuPrau , published in The Playtone Company the production company that released the City of Ember film also purchased the rights to The People of Sparks , but after the box office failure of the first film, plans for the sequel were shelved. The story resumes after the evacuation of Ember, an underground city, which has been cut off from the surface for more than years. After following a road for three days, they arrive at the village of Sparks, exhausted and hungry.
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On her website and several other online biographies, DuPrau is described as a gardening enthusiast and dog lover. She is also an ice skater, a bird watcher, a meditator, a house builder, a gardener, a piano player, a stripper and gourmet vegetarian cook. DuPrau has no children. She has two nephews and a niece.
She also had a Cairn Terrier named Ethan who was almost 16 years old when he died. She now has a new puppy named Jockey, who is a Norfolk Terrier. On her website, Jeanne DuPrau writes: I didn't really set out to "be a writer. Reading and writing have always been my favorite things, though for a while I wanted to be a writer and an illustrator.
I still have my very first book, which I wrote when I was about five years old. It's called Frosty the Snowman, has five pages, and is illustrated with red and green crayon.
As supplies run low and the electrical system starts to fail, the city is headed for disaster. Two children, Lina Mayfleet and Doon Harrow, take on the task of finding the way out. The People of Sparks — The story opens where The City of Ember left off, with the residents of the dying city of Ember joining young heroes Lina and Doon and making their way to a small settlement, where all at first goes well but conflict soon arises.
The Prophet of Yonwood — This is the third novel in the series. However, it is a prequel, rather than a sequel, to the other two books. It is set about fifty years before the Disaster and the establishment of Ember, and approximately three hundred years before the events of The City of Ember and The People of Sparks. The story focuses on a woman's frightening vision of the future and the townspeople's reaction to it.
It picks up where The People of Sparks left off, during the Emberites' first winter above ground. The two children must go back to Ember to discover something that was lost and left behind. Chronological List.
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La Gente de Sparks (Spanish, Hardcover)