Ravenous

Ravenous

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For fans of tales by the Brothers Grimm, this novel, inspired by the fairytale Hansel and Gretel, is a riveting and wholly original story of an epic quest and a heroine who will stop at nothing to save the one she loves most. A companion to the author's Monstrous, it will be enjoyed by fans of that book as well as readers who are new to this fully imagined and rich world. Also includes a bonus story, Precious, a prequel to both Monstrous and Ravenous.

A witch has come to the city of Bryre. She travels in a hut that has chicken feet, and she's ravenous for children.

When the witch captures Hans, Greta's little brother, Greta refuses to let her have him. The two strike up a bargain. Greta will retrieve something the witch desires in exchange for her brother's freedom.To get the prize Greta must travel to Belladoma--a city where she was once held captive. With the help of a new friend, Dalen, a magical half-boy and half-horse, Greta embarks on the journey and tries to overcome both foes and her own weaknesses.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 416 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 33mm | 463g
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0062272748
  • 9780062272744
  • 2,013,433

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"Fans of the first installment will seek out this adventure-filled fairy tale"--School Library Journal
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397 ratings
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4 34% (135)
3 25% (100)
2 5% (19)
1 2% (7)
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