The Wizards of Once

The Wizards of Once

Book 01

Book - 2017
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This is the story of a young boy Wizard and a young girl Warrior who have been taught to hate each other like poison; and the thrilling tale of what happens when their two worlds collide.
Publisher: London : Hodder Children's Books, 2017
ISBN: 9781444936704
Branch Call Number: J COW
Characteristics: 388 pages : illustrations

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Feb 17, 2018

green_bat_1177 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 18 and 7

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JCLChrisK May 04, 2018

A nice blend of action, atmosphere, wit, and cheek, with just enough character development to keep it from lacking. Lots of fun.

CMLibrary_kmadron Feb 14, 2018

Whimsy and fantasy combine in Cowell's new series. Prince Xar of the Wizards is rather full of himself, even though he's 13 and his magic hasn't grown in yet. He's still certain he's the Boy of Destiny and decides that trapping a Witch (who everyone is sure are extinct) and stealing the magic for himself is just the ticket. Princess Wish of the Warriors heads into the Badwoods Forest to find her living spoon. Being slightly sensible, she brings her Assistant Bodyguard and this wonderful Enchanted Sword she finds in her mother's courtyard. The sword arrives just in time as it is the ancient enemy of Witches, who turn out to be not as extinct as believed. Xar's and Wish's paths collide and combine as they must overcome enemies both familiar and strange. I'm going to have to listen to the audiobook, as it recently received and Odyssey Audio Honor Award with David Tennant narrating.

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