Reader Reviewed The Phoenix's Flame by Claire Taylor-Smith
  

The Phoenix's Flame

Written by Claire Taylor-Smith
Part of the Hattie B, Magical Vet Series

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Little girls who enjoy the Rainbow Magic books will love these gentle stories of magic and animals. Hattie B is quite ordinary except when she is summoned to the magical kingdom of Bellua. There she’s able to help its wonderful creatures and cure them if they’re ill. In this story, wicked King Ivar has stolen a feather from the tail of a young phoenix, and with it immortality. Hattie must get the feather back as quickly as possible. These fun stories offer just the right amount of suspense and excitement to young readers, together with the cosy reassurance of familiar characters and a happy ending. ~ Andrea Reece

Reader Reviews

Kids love to read and so in addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review the first title in the Hattie B, Magical Vet series, The Dragon's Song.

  • Libby Bridgeman, age 7 - 'Thanks Lovereading4kids, this is a new series we can't wait to follow! Hattie B is a new,original heroine that Libby took to straight away. Magical fun!' Read full review >
  • Evie Young, age 9 - 'A good quick read with lots of mythical creatures in. I think Rainbow Magic fans will love this.' Read full review >
  • Sky Amelie Preston, age 7 - 'This book is amazing.  I loved reading it and finished the book in one weekend. I can’t wait to read the other stories in the series.' Read full review >
  • Matilda Greenacre, age 8 - 'I really enjoyed this book, it shows true friendship...The pictures are lovely and really add to the story.  I also enjoyed the extra features and puzzles at the back.'  Read full review >
  • Bella Perez, age 9 - 'I liked the grumpy trolls because they were so demanding and a few trolls were quite cheeky...it was interesting and I would recommend it to my friends.' Read full review >
  • Robyn Loveless, age 8 - 'A girly book that I could read to myself with some help.  It is exciting and a bit like the Flower Fairies in style.  There were good pictures. The only downside was the long chapters!' Read full review >
  • Jessica Cobbin, age 7 - 'This is a really good book with a lot of magic in it...I can't wait to read the other books!' Read full review >
  • Val Cobbin - 'it's plot and characters are absolutely tailor-made to appeal to girls aged between five and eight...My daughter loved poring over the map at the front of the book, and also enjoyed the maze and facts at the end; these little extras go down well.' Read full review >

Synopsis

The Phoenix's Flame by Claire Taylor-Smith

Discover a secret world of fairytale creatures! Book 6 of Hattie B's magical adventures.

The creatures of The Kingdom of Bellua need Hattie's help now more than ever! Evil King Ivar of the Imps has stolen the ultimate power - the immortality of a young Phoenix. With a little help from her friends, Hattie must help the Phoenix get her power back before she can face King Ivar and free the creatures of Bellua once and for all!

Hattie B is inspired by a little girl called Harriet, who once asked 'where do unicorns and dragons go when they're unwell?' Her mum, Lindsay Taylor, and their friend, Suzanne Smith thought long and hard and suddenly realised - a magical vet of course! With this twinkle of an idea they met the writer Claire Baker and together they created the Kingdom of Bellua - and the pen name Claire Taylor-Smith.

For Hattie B activities and games and to find out more about the characters visit www.puffin.co.uk/hattie-b

About the Author

Hattie B is inspired by a little girl called Harriet, who once asked 'where do unicorns and dragons go when they're unwell?' Her mum, Lindsay Taylor, and their friend, Suzanne Smith thought long and hard and suddenly realised - a magical vet of course! With this twinkle of an idea they met the writer Claire Baker and together they created the Kingdom of Bellua - and the pen name Claire Taylor-Smith.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
176 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

Claire Taylor-Smith
More books by Claire Taylor-Smith

Author's Website

www.worldofhattieb.com

Publisher

Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

4th June 2015

ISBN

9780141352428

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