Tagged with fantasy

The Fire Maker Blog Tour: Q&A with Guy Jones

The Fire Maker Blog Tour: Q&A with Guy Jones

Alex loves magic – its glamour, tricks and illusions. He’s good at it, too: he’s reached the semi-finals of a prestigious competition for young magicians. But when he stumbles into eccentric Mr Olmos’s back garden while running from his former best friend, Alex sees something he can’t explain: three tiny flames floating in the air. … Continue reading

The Secret Dragon by Ed Clarke

The Secret Dragon by Ed Clarke

When would-be palaeontologist Mari finds a tiny dragon while out fossil hunting on a Welsh beach, she knows it’s a discovery that could change science – and her life – forever. Mari wants to make a scientific study of the baby reptile that will astound the world. But this dragon doesn’t want to be studied, … Continue reading

The Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell

The Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell

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 … Continue reading

Tangleweed and Brine – meet Ash Pale

Tangleweed and Brine – meet Ash Pale

A collection of twelve dark, feminist retellings of traditional fairytales are given a witchy makeover, not for the faint-hearted, from one of Ireland’s leading writers for young people. You make candles from stubs of other candles. You like light in your room to read. Gillian wants thick warm yellow fabric, soft as butter. Lila prefers … Continue reading