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Guardians of Magic

Author: Chris Riddell   Series: The Cloud Horse Chronicles

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Bestselling author/illustrator Chris Riddell welcomes you into a magical world in Guardians of Magic, the first title in a stunning adventure series featuring the mysterious flying cloud horses.

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Bestselling author/illustrator Chris Riddell welcomes you into a magical world in Guardians of Magic, the first title in a stunning adventure series featuring the mysterious flying cloud horses.

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In Guardians of Magic the award-winning, 2015-2017 UK Children's Laureate Chris Riddell weaves together a stunningly illustrated magical quest in which three ordinary children, with extraordinary gifts, come together to defeat the enemies who threaten the mysterious cloud horses. This is the first title in The Cloud Horse Chronicles series.The Kingdom of Thrynne is a place where fairy tales don't behave, and magic can be found in unexpected places. But magic brings danger to Zam, Phoebe and Bathsheba, because it is forbidden.Now, the future of magic itself is under threat from powerful enemies: those who fear it and, worse, those who want to use it for their own ends.What can three ordinary children do to protect it?

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Critic Reviews

“Riddell's characteristic wit and humour shine through”

Riddell’s characteristic wit and humour shine through Woman and Home
A soaring tale of enchantment and adventure with truly magical illustrations. A new book by Chris Riddell is something to celebrate, especially one that gives his unique imagination free rein, as this does LoveReading4Kids, October 2019 Book of the Month
An absorbing, original and supremely entertaining read BookTrust
Any new book by the magnificent Chris Riddell is a huge cause for celebration and Guardians of Magic is certainly no exception. An exquisitely produced book, lavishly illustrated of course, leaves the reader in no doubt about the treat that awaits them . . . This story is simply a delight. Highly recommended! Readingzone
Inventive and witty. Rich with fairytale allusions, this should delight both kids and adults Woman's Weekly
Exhilarating and original, this marks the beginning of an intriguing new fantasy trilogy Children’s Books Ireland’s 2019 recommended reads
Chris Riddell is inventive and witty. Rich with fairytale allusions, this should delight both kids and adults. Women's Weekly Book Club
First in a new series, with three young heroes in the fairy-tale land of Thrynne, where magic is under threat. -- Imogen Russell Williams Metro
If you love magic and fairytales, you'll LOVE this Shout magazine

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About the Author

Chris Riddell, the 2015-2017 UK Children's Laureate, is an accomplished artist and the political cartoonist for the Observer. He has enjoyed great acclaim for his books for children. His books have won a number of major prizes, including the 2001, 2004 and 2016 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medals. Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse won the Costa Children's Book Award 2013. His work for Macmillan also includes the bestselling Ottoline books, The Emperor of Absurdia, and, with Paul Stewart, the Muddle Earth books, the Scavenger series and the Blobheads series. Chris has been honoured with an OBE in recognition of his illustration and charity work. He lives in Brighton with his family.

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Product Details

Publisher
Pan Macmillan | Macmillan Children's Books
Published
19th September 2019
Pages
320
ISBN
9781447277972

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