Rise of the Blood Moon by Alan Gibbons
  

Rise of the Blood Moon

Written by Alan Gibbons

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A sweeping epic of breathtaking power that's full of gargantuan battles, betrayals, broken promises and allegiances, and finally, secrets revealed. It's all mixed with a vividly-imagined cast of shape-shifters and demons from the award-winning author of the Legendeer Trilogy. A brilliant fantasy epic that will have you enthralled and ready for its thrilling sequel, Setting of a Cruel Sun

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Rise of the Blood Moon by Alan Gibbons

From the author of the Blue Peter Award-winning "Shadow of the Minotaur", this epic fantasy takes you through a fabled land, reminiscent of a mythical ancient India. On a roller-coaster ride you will meet shape-shifters, demons, magic, tyrants, an evil lord who is the master of the living dead and countless fighters for evil... and for good.

About the Author

Alan Gibbons

Alan Gibbons is a full time writer and a visiting speaker and lecturer at schools, colleges and literary events nationwide, including the major Book Festivals: Edinburgh, Northern Children's Book Festival, Swansea, Cheltenham, Sheffield and Salford. Alan is also a key contributor at the QCA/National Literary Strategy 'Writing Together' conferences. As well as being a writer, Alan is a high profile library campaigner. He lives in Liverpool with his wife and four children.

He has written over 60 books and won many prestigious awards such as the Blue Peter Award for ‘The Book I Couldn’t Put Down’, the Angus Book Award and the Stockport Book Award. He has also been shortlisted twice for the Carnegie Medal and his books have been published into dozens of languages.

Alan Gibbons Q+A

If you could choose a football dream team – which players would you choose?

Peter Schmeichel, Gary Neville, Paolo Maldini, George best, Bobby Charlton, Duncan Edwards, Ryan Giggs, Diego Maradonna, Pele, Franz Beckenbauer and Bobby Moore. What a great side!

Which sports person would you most like to meet and why?

Muhammad Ali. He was quite simply The Greatest. If I had a tardis and could time travel I’d like to meet George Best when he was very young so as to tell him to stay away from the booze.

Which were the best football matches you’ve ever seen? And which was the best sports event?

The 1966 World Cup Final when England best West Germany and the 1970 World Cup Final when Brazil beat Italy. Then there was the night Muhammad Ali beat George Foreman in the Rumble in the Jungle and won back the world heavy weight boxing title.

Do you think any British team will ever get the World Cup final again?

My head says “no” but my heart says “yes.” Wayne Rooney to score the winner in South Africa.

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Format

Paperback (b Format)

Author

Alan Gibbons
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Author's Website

www.alangibbons.com/

Publisher

Orion Publishing Co

Publication date

6th July 2006

ISBN

9781842551783

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