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The Edge Chronicles 9 : Freeglader

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Fleeing from the ruins of New Undertown, young librarian knight Rook Barkwater and his colleagues - Felix Lodd and his banderbear friends - must lead the escaping population to a new life in the Free Glades. But perils aplenty are ahead for the crowd, and Rook knows the journey will be full of danger. Meanwhile, in the Goblin Nations, the tribes are amassing for war. Will Rook be able to keep his friends, himself and their new lives safe? Freeglader is the third book of the Rook Saga - third 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

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 132 x 200 x 38mm | 399.99g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0552569712
  • 9780552569712
  • 354,564

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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"Entertaining fantasy at its finest and, costed out per exciting incident, would prove exceptionally good value for money." TES "An exciting story with a big battle at the end and great illustrations." Irish Independent "The eagerly awaited conclusion to the Rook Barkwater stories ... The Edge Chronicles go from strength to strength." Junior News and Mail (Farnborough) "Paul Stewart has woven an incredible story full of intricate details, larger then life characters, and extraordinary adventures...Chris Riddell has once again created detailed, sometimes disturbing, and always entertaining artwork which can be found throughout the book." Through The Looking Glassshow more

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"An exciting story with a big battle at the end and great illustrations."show more

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2,997 ratings
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3 16% (467)
2 2% (66)
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