Guardians of Magic

Chris Riddell

Ages 9 to 11
17 September 2020
336 pages


Guardians of Magic is an exciting, magical adventure from the Costa Award-winning creator of Goth Girl and Ottoline, Chris Riddell. This fantastic quest is fully illustrated in black and white in Chris's trademark intricate style.

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 . . .

The Cloud Horse Chronicles continue in Tiggy Thistle and the Lost Guardians.

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