The Wizards of Once


Author: Cressida Cowell
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316472158
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 400
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The instant New York Times and International Bestseller! In the first book of a new series by the bestselling author of How to Train Your Dragon, the warring worlds of Wizards and Warriors collide in a thrilling and enchanting adventure. Once there were Wizards, who were Magic, and Warriors, who were not. But Xar, son of the King of Wizards, can't cast a single spell. And Wish, daughter of the Warrior Queen, has a banned magical object of her own. When they collide in the wildwood, on the trail of a deadly witch, it's the start of a grand adventure that just might change the fabric of their worlds. With Cressida Cowell's trademark wit, and the same stunning combination of action, adventure, humor, heart, and incredible artwork that made How to Train Your Dragon a beloved bestselling franchise, The Wizards of Once will transport and enchant readers.

The Wizards of Once


Author: Cressida Cowell
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444936719
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 384
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From the bestselling author of How to Train Your Dragon comes an exciting high-adventure series - set in an ancient, magical time, full of Wizards, Warriors, Giants and Sprites. This is the story of a young boy Wizard and a young girl Warrior who have been taught since birth to hate each other like poison; and the thrilling tale of what happens when their two worlds collide. Perfect for boys and girls who love fantasy adventure... Once there was Magic, and the Magic lived in the dark forests. Until the Warriors came... Xar is a Wizard boy who has no Magic, and will do anything to get it. Wish is a Warrior girl, but she owns a banned Magical Object, and she will do anything to conceal it. In this whirlwind adventure, Xar and Wish must forget their differences if they're going to make it to the dungeons at Warrior Fort. Where something that has been sleeping for hundreds of years is stirring...

The Wizards of Once


Author: Cressida Cowell
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316472158
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 400
View: 3787

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The instant New York Times and International Bestseller! In the first book of a new series by the bestselling author of How to Train Your Dragon, the warring worlds of Wizards and Warriors collide in a thrilling and enchanting adventure. Once there were Wizards, who were Magic, and Warriors, who were not. But Xar, son of the King of Wizards, can't cast a single spell. And Wish, daughter of the Warrior Queen, has a banned magical object of her own. When they collide in the wildwood, on the trail of a deadly witch, it's the start of a grand adventure that just might change the fabric of their worlds. With Cressida Cowell's trademark wit, and the same stunning combination of action, adventure, humor, heart, and incredible artwork that made How to Train Your Dragon a beloved bestselling franchise, The Wizards of Once will transport and enchant readers.

Twice Magic


Author: Cressida Cowell
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
ISBN: 9781444941401
Category:
Page: 384
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The No.1 Bestselling Series Enter a land of wizards, warriors, mythical creatures and powerful magic in an exciting fantasy adventure from the author of How To Train Your Dragon. Witches are creating havoc in the Wildwoods and danger lurks behind every tree trunk. Wish is in possession of a powerful, Magic Spelling Book. Xar has a dangerous Witchstain on his hand. Wish and Xar are separated by the highest wall imaginable. But time is running out ... It was unlikely that these heroes should meet in the first place. Is it possible they are destined to meet TWICE? 'The detail of Cowell's world is a delight ...This one will run and run' The Observer Discover the magic of Cressida Cowell.

The Story of Tantrum O'Furrily


Author: Cressida Cowell
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444933825
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
View: 1999

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'One wild and windy night a stray cat called Tantrum O'Furrily and her three hungry kittens were dancing across the roof tops . . . ' Written by Cressida Cowell, creator of the bestselling How to Train Your Dragon series and with beautiful illustrations by Mark Nicholas, winner of the Carmelite Prize. Tantrum O'Furrily's kittens are hungry and doubt that a story can ease a stray cat's rumbling stomach. However, they soon learn that stories are powerful, and that if you're courageous you might find a saucer of milk at the end of that story.

How to Train Your Dragon: How to Fight a Dragon's Fury


Author: Cressida Cowell
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316299197
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 496
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Book 12 is the epic finale to the New York Times bestselling How to Train Your Dragon series! The Doomsday of Yule has arrived, and the future of dragonkind lies in the hands of one boy with nothing to show, but everything to fight for. Hiccup's quest is clear... But can he end the rebellion? Can he prove himself to be king? Can he save the dragons? The stakes have never been higher, as the very fate of the Viking world hangs in the balance!

That Rabbit Belongs To Emily Brown


Author: Cressida Cowell
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444927388
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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A stunning reissue of this classic picture book. When the Queen steals Emily Brown's favourite toy and erstwhile companion, a toy rabbit called Stanley, Emily sets out to get him back and teach that naughty queen a valuable lesson! Winner of the 2006 Nestle Gold Award, chosen for the Richard & Judy Christmas book party, a Bookaboo Book Club book as seen on CITV and read by Amanda Holden. 'Charming, funny and gets my vote as the best picture book of the year.' - Financial Times Written by Cressida Cowell, the bestselling author of the How to Train Your Dragon series. http://www.cressidacowell.co.uk/ Illustrated by award winning Neal Layton, creator of Stanley's Stick. http://www.neallayton.co.uk/

Wizard of the Grove


Author: Tanya Huff
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0756411416
Category: Fiction
Page: 544
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Now available in one volume, the novels which began Tanya Huff's career. Child of the Grove and The Last Wizard form a powerful fantasy duology about the last wizard ever to be born into the world. It is the saga of Crystal, a daughter of Power whose destiny is to put an end to the war between wizards and the mortal world. Now this magical tale is collected in one volume as Wizard of the Grove, featuring new cover art by Yvonne Gilbert.

The Wizards of Once: Twice Magic


Author: Cressida Cowell
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316508357
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 400
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From the bestselling author of How to Train Your Dragon comes an exciting high-adventure series--set in a magical time, full of Wizards, Warriors, Giants and Sprites. This was once the story of a young boy Wizard and a young girl Warrior who had been taught since birth to hate each other like poison. But now, the boy Wizard and girl Warrior have been brought together in the Badwoods and they have witnessed the shocking consequences of the Stone That Takes Away Magic. They will need to cast aside their differences once more--for an Evil Spell has broken free. It's up to Xar and Wish to find the ingredients. But it means entering dangerous territory unannounced... Cressida Cowell brings her trademark wit to this spellbinding sequel, along with the stunning artwork and heartfelt adventure that has made her beloved around the world, weaving a story that is sure to transport readers to a world that will enchant and bewitch them.

Fridays with the Wizards


Author: Jessica Day George
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1619634295
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 240
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Continuing the New York Times bestselling series, Jessica Day George brings readers on another magical adventure in Castle Glower.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz


Author: L. Frank Baum
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Adventure and adventurers
Page: 329
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In the first of L. Frank Baum's time-honored Oz novels, country girl Dorothy Gale gets whisked away by a cyclone to the fantastical Land of Oz. Dropped into the midst of trouble when her farmhouse crushes a tyrannical sorceress, Dorothy incurs the wrath of the Wicked Witch of the West. Dorothy is desperate to return to her native Kansas, and, aided by the Good Witch of the North, she sets out for the Emerald City to get help from the legendary Wizard. On her way, she meets three unlikely allies who embody key human virtues—the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion.

The Secret Library

A Book-Lovers' Journey Through Curiosities of History
Author: Oliver Tearle
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
ISBN: 1782435581
Category: Reference
Page: N.A
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The Apprentice Witch


Author: James Nicol
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 1338118633
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 336
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A special middle grade debut of magic and courage in a world of witches, written with the charm and enchantment of Circus Mirandus and The Apothecary.Arianwyn has flunked her witch's assessment: She's doomed. Declared an apprentice and sent to the town of Lull in disgrace, she may never become a real witch-- much to the glee of her arch-rival, Gimma.But remote Lull is not as boring as it seems. Strange things are sighted in the woods, a dangerous infestation of hex creeps throughout the town, and a mysterious magical visitor arrives with his eye on her. With every spirit banished, creature helped, and spell cast, Arianwyn starts to get the hang of being a witch--even if she's only an apprentice. But the worst still lies ahead. For a sinister darkness has begun to haunt her spells, and there may be much more at stake than just her pride . . . for Arianwyn and the entire land.

Hiccup

The Viking Who Was Seasick Book and CD
Author: Cressida Cowell
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781844562374
Category: Children's stories
Page: 32
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Long ago in a fierce and frosty land, there lived a small and lonely Viking and his name was Hiccup. Read superbly by Alan Davies.

How to Train Your Dragon: How to Steal a Dragon's Sword


Author: Cressida Cowell
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780316205702
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 384
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The How to Train Your Dragon series chronicles the adventures and misadventures of Viking underdog Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III and his dragon, Toothless. In Book 9, a dragon rebellion is coming--filled with the meanest, nastiest dragons in the Archipelago. Razor-wings, Tonguetwisters, and Vampire Ghouldeaths are attacking Vikings and seem to be seeking one soul in particular: Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third! Only a King can save them...and only a champion with all of the King's Lost Things can be King. In his adventures, Hiccup has collected quite a few "things" himself. But can a scrawny Viking save the entire Archipelago from certain doom? To find out, Hiccup will have to outwit a witch, fight his arch-enemy, and beat back an army of bloodthirsty dragons with just one sword.

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow


Author: Jessica Townsend
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316508861
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 480
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An instant New York Times bestseller! "A Harry Potter-esque adventure." --Time Magazine A breathtaking, enchanting new series by debut author Jessica Townsend, about a cursed girl who escapes death and finds herself in a magical world--but is then tested beyond her wildest imagination Morrigan Crow is cursed. Having been born on Eventide, the unluckiest day for any child to be born, she's blamed for all local misfortunes, from hailstorms to heart attacks--and, worst of all, the curse means that Morrigan is doomed to die at midnight on her eleventh birthday. But as Morrigan awaits her fate, a strange and remarkable man named Jupiter North appears. Chased by black-smoke hounds and shadowy hunters on horseback, he whisks her away into the safety of a secret, magical city called Nevermoor. It's then that Morrigan discovers Jupiter has chosen her to contend for a place in the city's most prestigious organization: the Wundrous Society. In order to join, she must compete in four difficult and dangerous trials against hundreds of other children, each boasting an extraordinary talent that sets them apart--an extraordinary talent that Morrigan insists she does not have. To stay in the safety of Nevermoor for good, Morrigan will need to find a way to pass the tests--or she'll have to leave the city to confront her deadly fate. Perfect for fans of the Harry Potter series and Neil Gaiman, this fast-paced plot and imaginative world has a fresh new take on magic that will appeal to a new generation of readers.

The Wren Hunt


Author: Mary Watson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408884941
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 432
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Every year on St Stephen's Day, Wren Silke is chased through the forest in a warped version of a childhood game. Her pursuers are judges – a group of powerful and frightening boys who know nothing of her true identity. If they knew she was an augur – their sworn enemy – the game would be up. This year, the tension between judges and augurs is at breaking point. Wren's survival, and that of her family, depends on her becoming a spy in the midst of these boys she fears most and using her talent, her magic, to steal from them the only thing that can restore her family's former power for good. But Wren's talent comes with a price. The more she uses it, the more she loses her grip on reality and soon she's questioning everything she's ever known about her family, about augurs and judges, and about the dangerous tattooed stranger who most definitely is not on her side ...

Tin


Author: P‡draig Kenny
Publisher: Chicken House
ISBN: 1911490095
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 352
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Christopher is 'Proper': a real boy with a real soul, orphaned in a fire. He works for an engineer, a maker of the eccentric, loyal and totally individual mechanicals who are Christopher's best friends. But after an accident, Christopher realizes he isn't as Proper as he thought ...

The Wizard of Seattle


Author: Kay Hooper
Publisher: Fanfare
ISBN: 9780307568540
Category: Fiction
Page: 336
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She looked like a ragged, storm-drenched urchin, but from the moment Serena Smyth appeared on his Seattle doorstep, Richard Patrick Merlin recognized the spark behind her green eyes. Serena had crossed a country to find him, guided by her determination to become a master wizard. She knew he could be her teacher—but she never expected the charismatic, seductive power that was Merlin's. Nor had she dreamed of the fire he ignited in her body and soul, a flame that burned even hotter than the powerful talent she possessed but did not yet understand. Their love forbidden by an ancient law, Serena and Richard will take a desperate gamble and travel to a long-lost world to change the history that threatens to separate them. But they risk being torn apart forever, destroyed by a cursed land...and their own fierce desires. From the Paperback edition.

Wizards of Waverly Place Super Special: Once Upon a Vampire


Author: Disney Book Group
Publisher: Disney Press
ISBN: 9781423131953
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 256
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When a new sandwich shop opens up on Waverly Place, the Russos decide to scope out the competition. But they are in for a big surprise—the owners don't even like sandwiches . . . they are out for blood! It turns out the new owners are vampires and when Justin falls for their daughter, Juliet, he really puts his neck on the line. Things get more complicated when Alex realizes that her boyfriend, Dean, isn't the boy of her dreams and then, when she decides to throw an anti-prom, she ends up inviting a roomful of the undead! Just in time for Halloween, things on Waverly Place are getting super spooky!