Written by Charlie Fletcher
Part of the Stoneheart Series
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The Lovereading4Kids comment
More London statues come to life in the thrilling second title in this adventure series that began with Stoneheart. When George accidentally breaks a dragon statue he unleashes an ancient force and finds himself pursued by a vicious crew of bad statues who, along with taints and spits, inhabit un-London. In Ironhand, George finds himself even deeper into the dark world of un-London facing great danger as he rescues his friend Edie. A fantastical, original and fast-paced adventure that will have all fans of harry Potter and Pullman’s Dark Materials clamouring for more.
The Lovereading comment:
This is fantasy of the highest order and incredible to think this is only the author’s second novel. The first, we rated highly too, was Stoneheart. Ironhand is an epic - wonderfully imaginative and breathtakingly clever. It brings a whole new meaning to London life. I can see a film coming on so get there first and read both if you haven’t already.
If you enjoyed this then make sure you check out the final title in the trilogy, Silvertongue.
Iron Hand by Charlie Fletcher
"Edie," said George, "we're going to do this together. I'll be right there with you. Anything, anyone trying to get you is going to have to come past me first." But when George makes his promise he is not aware that high on the rooftops an unseen gargoyle is watching them hungrily, quivering with anticipation for the moment when it will unfold its stone wings and pounce. The thing on the roof knows that nothing is over; nothing is finished. Ironhand takes us deeper into the layers of un-London, the place where the good and the bad statues, the spits and the taints, walk and war. George and Edie must repay the debt which they owe the Gunner for his sacrifice. They must face unspeakable danger and doubt if they are to save him.
, fast-paced adventure. Publishing News A highly original page turner Daily Mail An epic adventure Guardian Brilliant - action explodes from every page. Andrew, 12 I give it 10 out of 10! Lily, 10
About the Author
More books by Charlie Fletcher
Hachette Children's Books
1st May 2008
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