The Lost Barkscrolls

The Lost Barkscrolls : The Edge Chronicles

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These exciting tales are ideal for those new to the Edge or as an addition to the collection of any fan. They feature stories from each of the Edge trilogies: one from the time of Twig, one from the time of Quint, Twig's father, and one from the time of Rook, Twig's grandson. Meet well-known characters from the Edgeworld and get a tantalising glimpse into the last Edge novel ever - released in 2009. The collection also includes a beautiful fold-out timeline of the Edgeworld and "Cloud Wolf" and "The Stone Pilot", World Book Day stories that fans have repeatedly asked to see again.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 30mm | 322.05g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 0552555991
  • 9780552555999
  • 198,609

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"One of the best Edge Chronicles books yet" Independent on Sunday "Visual literacy is a phrase generally applied to the interpretation of pictures but it does seem that here are both aspects perfectly conjoined" The School Librarian "The words and pictures are as imaginatively creative as ever in this tenth book" Sainsbury's Magazine "A highly recommended must-read set of short stories for fans old and new" writeaway.org.ukshow more

About Chris Riddell

Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell are the creators of the hugely successful Edge Chronicles, which have sold over two million copies and have been translated into over thirty languages worldwide. Their other collaborations include the Barnaby Grimes series and the Far Flung Adventures, the first of which, Fergus Crane, won the 2004 Gold Smarties Prize. Paul Stewart is the author of a number of previous titles for children including The Midnight Hand and The Wakening (a Federation of Children's Book Groups Pick of the Year) for the Yearling list. Chris Riddell is an accomplished graphic artist who has illustrated many acclaimed books for children. Winner of many prestigious awards including the UNESCO Prize (for Something Else), the Kate Greenaway Medal (in 2001 and 2004 for Pirate Diary and Jonathan Swift's 'Gulliver') and the Gold Nestle Prize for Ottoline and the Yellow Cat, he is also the political cartoonist for the Observer.show more

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