Guardians of Magic

Guardians of Magic

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Guardians of Magic is the first title in a brilliant magical adventure series from the Costa Award-winning creator of Goth Girl, Chris Riddell. This fantastic quest is fully illustrated in black and white throughout.

Meet the Guardians of Magic: Zam, Phoebe and Bathsheba, three children who don't yet know how
powerful they are . . .

In a place where fairy tales don't behave, and magic brings danger, enemies of magic are working
together to destroy it. Unless the three brave Guardians fight back and believe in the impossible,
soon magic and the mysterious cloud horses will be gone . . .

In Guardians of Magic the Costa award-winning, 2015-2017 UK Children's Laureate Chris Riddell weaves together a magical quest. This is the first title in The Cloud Horse Chronicles series.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 153 x 196 x 27mm | 426g
  • MACMILLAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main Market Ed.
  • 1447277988
  • 9781447277989
  • 27,838

Review Text

Riddell delights in playing with fairy tales, and his imaginative characters and stories of the weak triumphing over the powerful will tickle young readers. Literary Review
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Exhilarating and original, this marks the beginning of an intriguing new fantasy trilogy * Children's Books Ireland * Inventive and witty. Rich with fairytale allusions, this should delight both kids and adults * Woman's Weekly * Riddell's characteristic wit and humour shine through * Woman and Home * An absorbing, original and supremely entertaining read * BookTrust * A soaring tale of enchantment and adventure with truly magical illustrations. A new book by Chris Riddell is something to celebrate, especially one that gives his unique imagination free rein, as this does * LoveReading4Kids * Any new book by the magnificent Chris Riddell is a huge cause for celebration and Guardians of Magic is certainly no exception. An exquisitely produced book, lavishly illustrated of course, leaves the reader in no doubt about the treat that awaits them . . . This story is simply a delight. Highly recommended! * Readingzone * Riddell delights in playing with fairy tales, and his imaginative characters and stories of the weak triumphing over the powerful will tickle young readers. * Literary Review *
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About Chris Riddell

Chris Riddell, the 2015-2017 UK Children's Laureate, is an accomplished artist and the political cartoonist for the Observer. He has enjoyed great acclaim for his books for children. His books have won a number of major prizes, including the 2001, 2004 and 2016 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medals. Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse won the Costa Children's Book Award 2013. His work for Macmillan also includes the bestselling Ottoline books, Once Upon a Wild Wood, The Emperor of Absurdia, and, with Paul Stewart, the Muddle Earth books, the Scavenger series and the Blobheads series. Chris has been honoured with an OBE in recognition of his illustration and charity work. He lives in Brighton with his family.
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