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    DescriptionThe perfect book for the Christmas season. It is Midwinter's Eve, the night before Will's eleventh birthday. But there is an atmosphere of fear in the familiar countryside around him. Will is about to make a shocking discovery - that he is the last person to be born with the power of the Old Ones, and as a guardian of the Light he must begin a dangerous journey to vanquish the terrifyingly evil magic of the Dark.


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    Title
    The Dark Is Rising
    Subtitle
    Modern Classic
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Susan Cooper
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 400
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 288 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781849412704
    ISBN 10: 1849412707
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.2
    BIC E4L: FAN
    BIC subject category V2: YFH
    DC22: 823.914
    BIC reading level and special interest qualifier V2: 5AN
    BIC E4L: F11+
    BIC children’s book marketing category: D3N79
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22500
    BIC subject category V2: 5AN
    BISAC V2.8: FIC019000
    Thema V1.0: YFH
    Publisher
    Random House Children's Publishers UK
    Imprint name
    RED FOX
    Publication date
    30 September 2010
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Susan Cooper is a world-renowned author of children's books. Born and brought up in England, she worked as a journalist before moving to America, where she now lives. Her fabulous The Dark Is Rising sequence has won the Newbery Medal and was twice shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. Her Boggart titles have won the Scottish Arts Council Children's Book Award and been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the Smarties Prize. King of Shadows was also shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. As well as writing novels, Susan Cooper writes successful plays, and screenplays for film and television.
    Review quote
    "Cooper has been writing richly imaginative works of fantasy for nearly four decades. Her books are critically acclaimed and she has a loyal and devoted following among readers" Booktrusted.co.uk