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A Thunder of Monsters

Written by S. A. Patrick

Part of the Songs of Magic Series

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A Thunder of Monsters Synopsis

Patch Brightwater and his friend Barver, the dracogriff, are trapped on a mysterious island full of monstrous beasts. Their shapeshifting friend, Wren, is being held prisoner by the Piper of Hamelyn, but she's working hard to escape. Clad in his suit of magical black armour and with dragons and a growing army on his side, the Piper of Hamelyn seems destined to bring chaos and destruction down on the world. Can anything stop him?

Three accidental heroes versus one legendary villain...the epic adventure that began with A Darkness of Dragons comes to a thunderous end.

Win the full series of Songs of Magic - all signed by the author!

Win the full series of Songs of Magic - all signed by the author!

Closing date: 28/02/2022

Songs of Magic is a sparkling fantasy adventure overflowing with dragons and excitement! We have a copy of all three books from the series, A Darkness of Dragons, A Vanishing of Griffins and A Thunder of Monsters to give away to THREE lucky readers - and ALL have been SIGNED by the author S A Patrick!

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A Thunder of Monsters Reader Reviews

In addition to our Lovereading4Kids expert opinion some of our Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can click here to read the full reviews.

Can Patch defeat the Piper of Hamelyn? It seems hopeless but don't bet on it! Full review

Aidan Jones (Age 9)

A Thunder of Monsters Press Reviews

Praise for the Songs of Magic series;

“All the ingredients of a perfect fantasy adventure.” Kieran Larwood, author of Podkin One-Ear

“A thrilling twist on a classic fairy tale with oodles of adventure, magic and friendship.” Alex Bell, author of The Polar Bear Explorers’ Club

“This stunning book reminds us of the soaring joy of adventure, the captivating danger of magic, and of the delight of finding friends in unexpected places.” Mr Ripley's Enchanted Books

“S.A. Patrick builds a quite brilliant original tale whilst also creating an unforgettable magical world…” Storgy Kids

“Full of twists and turns and full of non-stop adventure.” Chatterbooks Review

“S.A. Patrick has adapted the traditional fairy tale to create a fearsome character and then filled the plot with action, suspense and magic…” TES

“I loved the characters, the plot and the setting.” Book Murmuration, blogger

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ISBN: 9781474995528
Publication date: 06/01/2022
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781474995528
Publication date: 6th January 2022
Author: S. A. Patrick
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 400 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Adventure Stories, Fantasy / Magical, Mysterys / Mythology
Recommendations: Books of the Month, Reviewed by Children
Collections: 2022 Book Preview: Must Read Books To Look Forward To, Songs of Magic - Our Series of the Month,

About S. A. Patrick

S.A. Patrick was born in Belfast. When he was a child, he wanted to write video games, become an author, and have magical powers. The first two came true. If he ever does get magical powers, he hopes people like dragons and griffins because there'll suddenly be a lot of them around. He has had four previous books published as Seth Patrick. Songs of Magic is his first series for children. Photo credit James Luscombe

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