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The Edge Chronicles 4 : Beyond the Deepwoods

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Abandoned at birth in the perilous Deepwoods, Twig Verginix is brought up by a family of woodtrolls. One cold night, Twig does what no woodtroll has ever done before - he strays from the path. So begins a heart-stopping adventure that will take Twig through a nightmare world of fearsome goblins, bloodthirsty beasts and flesh-eating trees. Can he discover the truth about his past? Beyond the Deepwoods is the first book of the Twig Saga - second trilogy in The Edge Chronicles, the internationally best-selling fantasy series, which has featured on the UK and the New York Times best-seller lists and sold more than 3 million copies. There are now 13 titles and four trilogies in the series, but each book is a stand-alone adventure, so you can read The Edge Chronicles in any order you choose.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 20mm | 200g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552569674
  • 9780552569675
  • 100,420

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"At the sharp end of today's fantasy novels" The Times "Stylishly creepy; at turns gorgeous, humorous, horrifying and awe-inspiring." Fantasy Book Review "The narrative will cast a spell over readers from the beginning." Publishers Weekly "If you are the kind of person who likes adventures and different types of monsters this is a great book for you!" The Guardian Book Reviews "The Edge may refer to the part of the world where the story takes place , but it also describes the part of your seat where your child will breathlessly linger." common sense mediashow more

About Chris Riddell

Paul Stewart (Author) Paul Stewart is a highly regarded author of books for young readers - everything from picture books to football stories, fantasy and horror. Together with Chris Riddell, he is co-creator of the bestselling Edge Chronicles series, which has sold over three million books and is now available in over thirty languages. They are also co-creators of the Far-Flung Adventure series, which includes Fergus Crane, Gold Smarties Prize Winner, Corby Flood and Hugo Pepper, Silver Nestle Prize Winners, and the Barnaby Grimes Series. Chris Riddell (Author) Chris Riddell is an acclaimed artist of children's books and a political cartoonist for the Observer. Amongst other titles, Chris illustrates the Ottoline young fiction series and the Goth Girl series, as well as working closely with Paul Stewart on the Edge Chronicles and Wyrmeweald. He has won many awards for his work, including the Nestle Gold Award, the UNESCO Award for Something Else and the rare honour of two Kate Greenaway Medals.show more

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"If you are the kind of person who likes adventures and different types of monsters this is a great book for you!"show more

Back cover copy

Take your imagination to THE EDGE! Abandoned at birth in the perilous Deepwoods, Twig is brought up by a family of woodtrolls. One cold night, Twig does what no woodtroll has ever done before - he strays from the path. So begins a heart-stopping adventure that will takeTwig through a nightmare world of goblins and trogs, bloodthirsty beasts and flesh-eating trees. One desire drives Twig on: the longing to discover his true identity and his destiny . . . Over 1 MILLION COPIES sold! 'I hated reading . . . now I'm a reading machine!' Quinn, 15 'Absolutely brilliant!' Lin-May, 13show more

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11,067 ratings
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2 5% (581)
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