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The Wizards of Once: Knock Three Times Book 3

Written by Cressida Cowell

Part of the The Wizards of Once Series

Adventure Stories Fantasy / Magical Featured Books for 7+ readers Featured Books for 9+ readers Star Books

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Wonderfully funny, wonderfully clever adventure; superb storytelling from one of the great children’s authors

The third book in Cressida Cowell’s new Wizards of Once series is full of magic – magical adventures and magical creatures, and it overflows with the magic of great storytelling.  Our heroes, Wish the young Warrior girl and Xar the boy wizard, are continuing their dangerous quest to defeat the witches they accidentally freed in book one and which threaten both their worlds.  They travel on a magic flying door, accompanied by their friends – sprites, a giant, snowcats, a werewolf and Bodkin, Wish’s young bodyguard – and come up against some awesome enemies.  In hot pursuit are their parents, Xar’s father King Encanzo the enchanter and Wish’s mother, Warrior Queen Sychorax, both terrifying, both determined their children will do as they are told. Who will succeed? Can Wish and Xar change the course of history and write their own happy ending? We don’t know yet, but readers of all ages will be wishing with all their hearts that they can. Cressida Cowell’s invention and ambition for her characters is boundless, and this unputdownable story is as full of ideas and intelligence as it is of excitement.

Andrea Reece

The Wizards of Once: Knock Three Times Book 3 Synopsis

No.1 Bestselling Series from the Blue Peter Award winning author of How To Train Your Dragon.

Enter a land of wizards, warriors, mythical creatures and powerful magic in an exciting new fantasy adventure. Wish and Xar are now outlaws on the run, hunted by Warriors, Wizards and worst of all, by WITCHES ... Can they find the ingredients for the Spell to Get Rid of Witches before the Kingwitch gets his talons on Magic-that-Works-on-Iron? Their next Quest is the most terrifying and treacherous of all. .. And someone is going to betray them ... are you ready to KNOCK THREE TIMES?

The Wizards of Once: Knock Three Times Book 3 Press Reviews

'A rollercoaster of suspense and surprise' Guardian

'Cowell is moving towards national treasure' Big Issue

'Another coup from Cowell' Sunday Times

Fizzing with rich mythology, powerful magic and a host of new characters. - The Bookseller

World-conquering - The Guardian

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ISBN: 9781444941449
Publication date: 19/09/2019
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781444941449
Publication date: 19th September 2019
Author: Cressida Cowell
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 384 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Adventure Stories, Fantasy / Magical
Recommendations: Star Books

About Cressida Cowell

Cressida Cowell, Waterstones Children’s Laureate 2019–2021 Cressida Cowell grew up in London and on a small, uninhabited island off the west coast of Scotland. The name of the island is a secret, but it was such a small island it wasn’t really big enough to have a name at all. There were no roads or shops or electricity on the island, just one house and a storm-blown wilderness of sea-birds and heather. Every year, Cressida’s family spent four weeks of the summer, and two weeks of the spring, on the island. The family had ...

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