Septimus Heap 5: Syren by Angie Sage
  

Septimus Heap 5: Syren

Written by Angie Sage

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Richly imagined and brilliantly conveyed, the invented world of Septimus Heap is full of curiosity and surprises. As ever, Septimus’s romping adventures are hilarious and unlikely as he copes after having been stranded on a beautiful island with his pet dragon Spit Fyre. Septimus is a delightful hero and his antics are always enjoyable.

We asked a number of teenagers to review the first in the Septimus Heap series - Magyk. Click here to read what they thought!

The complete list of books in this internationally bestselling series are...

Septimus Heap 1: Magyk

Septimus Heap 2: Flyte

Septimus Heap 3: Physik

Septimus Heap 4: Queste

Septimus Heap 5: Syren

Septimus Heap 6: Darke

Septimus Heap 7: Fyre

Visit the special Septimus Heap website for games, activities and more information on the series wwww.septimusheap.com

Synopsis

Septimus Heap 5: Syren by Angie Sage

In the fifth book of this Magykal series, Septimus and his friends find themselves on an island whose secrets are as dark and dangerous as its inhabitants.

Septimus Heap returns to the House of Foryx with Spit Fyre to pick up Jenna, Nicko, Snorri, and Beetle. But the journey home does not go well and when Septimus and his friends are caught in a storm, Spit Fyre crashes into the Rokk Lighthouse. They are rescued by the lighthouse keeper who is disturbingly sinister, and who has an equally sinister cat. And all the while, Septimus is trying to fight the strange pull he's feeling to the island and its mysterious secrets.

Reviews

Praise for Septimus Heap series: Warm, funny and humane, Sage takes care with the destiny of even her smallest characters, and is a real discovery Amanda Craig, The Times Her yarn scoots along like a dragon-boat with the wind in its sails Nicolette Jones, Sunday Times Full of hurtle-paced humour Telegraph Wonderfully imaginative ... Children of all ages will relish this Waterstone's Guide to Kid's Books

About the Author

Angie Sage

Angie Sage grew up in the Thames Valley, London and Kent. She went to Art School in Leicester where she studied Graphic Design and Illustration. After college she started illustrating books and then progressed to writing, first toddler books, later chapter books and now, Septimus Heap. She lives overlooking a creek in Cornwall and loves sailing her boat, Muriel, and all things to do with the sea. She has two grown up daughters. Read a Q&A with the author here.

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Paperback
464 pages

Author

Angie Sage
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Publication date

5th April 2010

ISBN

9781408814895

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