by Lari Don
- The bestselling Fabled Beast Chronicles series is relaunched with a dramatic new design to appeal to new, and existing, readers
- Helen and the fabled beasts must prepare for battle against an old, powerful enemy
- Boys and girls alike will enjoy Lari's skilful blend of fable and fiction, fantasy and fast-paced adventure
As Helen practises her violin for a special Midsummer's Eve concert, her friends, the fabled beasts, prepare to go to war.
Helen soon joins their perilous quest against the evil Faery Queen. She battles with brownies, wrangles with wolves and tries to trick faeries. But will it be enough to help her friends and save herself?
Second book in the bestselling Fabled Beast Chronicles, an exciting four-book adventure series starring creatures from myth and legend.
Recommended for 8 - 12 years old.
Softcover, 256 pages. 198 x 130 mm.
Floris Books. Sept 2014.
'Teenagers will enjoy this one.'
--The Greenock Telegraph
One of the Top 10 Summer Reads for 2010
'The plot is pacey, the action scenes are tense and skilfully written, and the tone of the story is an effective blend of brooding threat and warm camaraderie.'
-- Darren Cult, Write Away
About the Author
Lari Don has worked in politics and broadcasting, but is now a full-time writer and storyteller. She grew up in the north-east of Scotland, and lives in Edinburgh. She is the author of three other books in the Fabled Beasts Chronicles: First Aid for Fairies and Other Fabled Beasts; Storm Singing and Other Tangled Tasks; and Maze Running and Other Magicial Missions for older children, as well as Rocking Horse War. She has also written four picture books for children, The Big Bottom Hunt; How to Make a Heron Happy, Orange Juice Peas and The Magic Word.
You can also visit the author's own website at http://www.laridon.co.uk