Out on 17 September 2020

Guardians of Magic

Chris Riddell

Ages 9-12
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17 September 2020
9781447277989
336 pages
Synopsis

Guardians of Magic is the first title in a brilliant magical adventure series from the Costa Award-winning creator of Goth Girl, Chris Riddell. This fantastic quest is fully illustrated in black and white throughout.

Meet the Guardians of Magic: Zam, Phoebe and Bathsheba, three children who don’t yet know how
powerful they are . . .

In a place where fairy tales don’t behave, and magic brings danger, enemies of magic are working
together to destroy it. Unless the three brave Guardians fight back and believe in the impossible,
soon magic and the mysterious cloud horses will be gone . . .

In Guardians of Magic the Costa award-winning, 2015-2017 UK Children's Laureate Chris Riddell weaves together a magical quest. This is the first title in The Cloud Horse Chronicles series.

Riddell delights in playing with fairy tales, and his imaginative characters and stories of the weak triumphing over the powerful will tickle young readers.

Literary Review

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

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

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