Octagon Magic

Octagon Magic

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Canadian Lorrie Mallard is sent to live in America with her aunt Margaret, but has a hard time adjusting. She finds her way to Octagon House, home of the elderly Miss Ashmeade and her servant, Hallie. With the help of a rocking horse and doll house she finds in a mysterious room, Lorrie travels back in time - and discovers the Octagon House has always been a refuge for those in need. This volume is one of a unique series of books in which ordinary kids find themselves caught up in extraordinary circumstances, when they are transported to historical, mythical, and legendary settings where they encounter magics of different traditions.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 130 x 188 x 16mm | 140.62g
  • St Martin's Press
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0765352982
  • 9780765352989
  • 1,553,866

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"This adventure...should not be missed by fantasy lovers."
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About Andre Norton

For well over a half century, Andre Norton has been one of the most popular science fiction and fantasy authors in the world. Since her first SF novels were published in the 1940s, her adventure SF has enthralled readers young and old. With series such as "Time Traders," "Solar Queen," "Forerunner," "Beast Master," "Crosstime," and "Janus," as well as many stand-alone novels, her tales of action and adventure throughout the galaxy have drawn countless readers to science fiction. Ms. Norton's fantasy, including the best-selling "Witch World" series, her "Magic" series, and many other novels, has been popular with readers for decades. Lauded as a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America, she is the recipient of a Life Achievement Award from the World Fantasy Convention. Ms. Norton has inspired several generations of SF and fantasy writers, especially many talented women writers who have followed in her footsteps.
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