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Thrilling and spirited, the Fabled Beast Chronicles continues to deliver another adventurous tale. In this, the third book in the series, Helen and her friends leave safety far behind to support Rona the selkie in her seaborne quest to stop a dreadful war. It’s interesting to hear the tale told on occasion from Rona’s point of view when she departs from the group to complete her own mission. This series is about courage, teamwork and friendship, so when things don't run smoothly, when the going gets tough and some difficult decisions have to be made, stop and think - would you be as brave and daring as Helen? ~ Liz Robinson
If this is your first foray into this bewitching new world, start with First Aid for Fairies followed by Wolf Notes and Other Musical Mishaps as it’s best to read the books in order to understand how the companions met and became friends.
Some of our readers were lucky enough to review the first of the Fabled Beast Chronicles, First Aid for Fairies and Other Fabled Beasts....here's a taster of what they thought...'A great fantasy story full of mythical creatures and legends. This is book one of four and I can't wait to read the other three books.' and 'Wonderful story for children, a gripping fairytale that will keep you reading past your bedtime.'
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A centaur, a selkie, a fairy and a phoenix -- Helen has unusual friends. And in this incredible quest, they face some even stranger opponents, from mermaids to angry killer whales. Helen must help Rona the selkie to win the most important contest of the ocean world, and stop the deep sea powers from going to war. But who is trying to sabotage the competition and why? Can Helen and the fabled beasts find the real villain, and prevent the most devastating storm the world has ever seen?
The third thrilling instalment of the bestselling Fabled Beast Chronicles, an exciting four-book adventure series starring creatures from myth and legend, introduces new fabled beasts from the wild north of Scotland.
Katy Lockwood-Holmes, Publisher at Floris Books, said: “Fabled Beast Chronicles is one of Floris Books’ most successful children’s fiction brands. Helen and Yann the centaur’s epic quests have thousands of fans throughout Britain and we’re delighted to bring Lari to a whole new generation of readers.”
Kids love to read and so in addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review the first title in the series First Aid For Fairies and Other Fabled Beasts. You can read their reviews below.
'This book will certainly have you singing up a storm...Tales of giant jellyfish, killer whales and a spectacular storm are just some of the delights waiting for you and your class in these pages. This is the third adventure of the First Aid for Fairies Series and it does not disappoint. Highly recommended.' --Top Class Primary
'Don gives her characters complicated feelings and conflicts. They may be fairies and unicorns, but the choices they make are never straight forward, and their reactions will at times seem very familiar to human readers. Highly recommended for ' junior schools, or as a read-aloud for younger children.' --The School Librarian, Autumn 2011
|Publication date:||18th September 2014|
|Publisher:||Kelpies an imprint of Floris Books|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 7+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Genres:||Fantasy / Magical|
Lari Don is an award-winning author and storyteller who loves sharing traditional tales from all over the world. Lari was born in Chile, and brought up in Scotland and now lives in Edinburgh with her family. She has worked in politics and for the BBC, but now spends her time passing on old stories and making up new ones. She is a traditional storyteller, as well as an award-winning children’s author; her fiction is inspired by her love of myths, legends and fables.More About Lari Don