Angel and Bavar

Angel and Bavar

3.87 (321 ratings by Goodreads)
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Description

Taking inspiration from "Beauty and the Beast," Amy Wilson's second middle grade novel is a stunning modern fairy tale of magic, friendship, and finding the courage to fight for what matters most.

After the death of her parents, Angel has a lot to get used to: a new home, a new family, a new school. The last thing she's interested in is making new friends. Until she meets Bavar, a strange boy who slips through the shadows, a boy who might understand her nightmares.

But Bavar doesn't want to let anyone in. Everyone--and everything--in his enchanted house is already urging him to step up and protect the world from a magical rift and the fearsome monsters traveling through it, a responsibility he wishes he could ignore.

Then Bavar discovers that the monsters are the same ones that killed Angel's parents. Determined to stop the creatures for good, he reluctantly accepts Angel's help. Together, Angel and Bavar must find the courage to stand up for each other and themselves to repair the rift between worlds...before it's too late.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 147 x 211 x 30mm | 386g
  • English
  • 0062671510
  • 9780062671516
  • 1,194,811

Review quote

"Similar to Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson series, Wilson's debut nicely blends reality and fantasy into an entertaining read. Wilson brings the fairy tale individuals to life while maintaining a delightful combination of realism and fantasy. A promising first novel."--Booklist
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Rating details

321 ratings
3.87 out of 5 stars
5 34% (108)
4 32% (102)
3 25% (81)
2 7% (22)
1 2% (8)
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