The Fire Chronicle: The Books of Beginning 2
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The Fire Chronicle: The Books of Beginning 2

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It's been six months since Kate, Michael and Emma confronted the Dire Magnus, but the trail to their long-lost family remains cold. Then Michael and Emma find the man who was the last person to see them. He knows about a secret map of a distant, mysterious land - maybe this is the clue that will lead them to their parents... Meanwhile, Kate's connection to the Book of Time grows ever stronger, and when a dangerous trick traps her in the past, she must find new friends to help her return home. Once more the children must embark on a daring and perilous quest to find the second Book of Beginning and harness its power. But will it be enough to save them all?show more

Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 28mm | 310g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552564834
  • 9780552564830
  • 32,261

About John Stephens

John Stephens received his MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Virginia in 1998. He then moved to Los Angeles, where he has worked as a writer-producer on Gilmore Girls and The O.C. He was most recently executive producer on Seasons 2 and 3 of Gossip Girl and has also directed episodes of The O.C. and Gossip Girl. John Stephens is taking leave from his television career to pursue his passion for writing for children. The Fire Chronicle is his second novel.show more

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"Nine out of ten . . . Put down whatever you're reading at the moment, and pick this up" * Guardian * "Irreverent humor and swashbuckling adventure collide in a fetching fantasy" * Kirkus Reviews * "Fans of The Emerald Atlas will find much to love: the adventure-driven plot, a scattering of deliciously scary moments, and Stephens's offbeat take on Tolkienesque dragons, dwarves, and elves are sure to delight" * Publishers Weekly *show more

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"Nine out of ten . . . Put down whatever you're reading at the moment, and pick this up"show more

Rating details

6,300 ratings
4.24 out of 5 stars
5 45% (2,831)
4 39% (2,438)
3 13% (812)
2 3% (162)
1 1% (57)
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