Ravenous
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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.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 409 pages
  • 145 x 211 x 38mm | 476g
  • HarperCollins
  • United States
  • English
  • 0062272748
  • 9780062272744
  • 1,414,156

Review quote

PRAISE FOR MONSTROUS: "Magic, fantastic creatures, mythology, and a bit of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein combine here for an exciting...tale."--School Library Journalshow more

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161 ratings
4.05 out of 5 stars
5 38% (61)
4 36% (58)
3 20% (33)
2 5% (8)
1 1% (1)
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