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The Beasts of Grimheart

The Beasts of Grimheart (Hardback, Main)

By Larwood, Kieran
Illustrated by Wyatt, David

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Podkin and the others leave for Sparrowfast warren, on the other side of the forest, to ask his uncle for help and for the use of his magic bow (one of the 12 Gifts). The young rabbits flee into the forest depths, where they discover a lost tribe of rabbits and a another of the s... read full description below.

ISBN 9780571328444
Barcode 9780571328444
Published 24 October 2018 by Faber and Faber
Format Hardback, Main
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Series The Five Realms
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ISBN-13 9780571328444
ISBN-10 057132844X
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Faber and Faber
Imprint Faber & Faber
Publication Date 24 October 2018
International Publication Date 6 September 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, Main
Edition Main
Author(s) By Larwood, Kieran
Illustrated by Wyatt, David
Series The Five Realms
Category Adventure Stories
Animal Stories
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 216mm
Spine: 22mm
Weight 453g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 949182

Description of this Book

The bard is captured by the bonedancers and taken to their temple where he has to retell the tale that earned him a contract on his life. The story of Podkin continues . . . The Gorm have started to attack the forest, trying to flush out the Darkhollow rabbits. Podkin and the others leave for Sparrowfast warren, on the other side of the forest, to ask his uncle for help and for the use of his magic bow (one of the 12 Gifts). As they make their way through the forest, Vetch turns traitor and tries to seize the Gifts Podkin and Paz own for his masters, the Gorm. The young rabbits flee into the forest depths, where they discover a lost tribe of rabbits and a another of the sacred Gifts - a crown which lets the wearer speak to animals. With their new allies, Podkin, Paz and Pook emerge, meeting up with the others at Silver Rock warren. His uncle and the Sparrowfast rabbits are already there, as the Gorm have marched round the forest edge and taken their warren.When the two sides meet in battle, who will win? And will the bonedancers let the bard live?

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Kieran Larwood has been passionate about stories and storytelling ever since he first read The Hobbit aged six. He is a full-time writer and ex-teacher and has won the Blue Peter Book Award for The Legend of Podkin One-Ear. He lives on the Isle of Wight with his family, and between work, fatherhood and writing, doesn't get nearly enough sleep. David Wyatt is an illustrator living in Devon. He has illustrated many novels and is also much admired for his concept and character work. He has illustrated tales by well-known authors such as Diana Wynne Jones, Terry Pratchett, Philip Pullman, and J. R. R. Tolkien.

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