Thornlight-9780062696663

Thornlight

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By: Legrand, Claire
Format: Hardback
Published By: HarperCollins
Date of Publication: 20/04/2021
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 9780062696663
Classification: Science fiction (Children's/YA)
Dimensions in mm: 152 x 218 x 42
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Magical.Kirkus Reviews

Resourceful twin sisters and a desperate queen must find a new source of magic to stop their kingdom from being consumed by darkness. This classic fantasy-adventure from bestselling author Claire Legrand is full of twists, turns, and unforgettable moments.Thornlightis a must-have for fans of Tahereh Mafi and Diana Wynne Jones.

A stand-alone companion to the acclaimedFoxheart.

Centuries and centuries ago, the Vale was split in two in a war between witches. Ever since, an evil darkness has been climbing, climbing, climbing out of the Break, infecting everything it touches. The people of the Vale fight it with discs made of lightningand with an ancient spell. Brier Skystone is the youngest, most talented lightning harvester the Vales ever seen. Her twin sister, Thorn, is a sensitive artist whos braver than even she knows. And young Queen Celestyna Hightower is determined to be Mender of the Break, the last of her family to bear the weight of anchoring the spellwhich is really more of a curse.

As the darkness keeps coming, these three girls will each undertake their own perilous journeys to try to save their homeand each quest reveals an electrifying surprise. Perhaps theyve been fighting the wrong monster all along.

New York Timesbestselling author Claire Legrand creates an intricate and layered world full of unicorns, witches, mistbirds, grifflets, and unlikely heroeswith an appearance by the legendary witch Quicksilver Foxheart. This stand-alone companion toFoxheartexplores what it means to be brave, and the destructive force of war on nature and community

Fast-paced, memorable, and surprising,Thornlightis a perfect introduction to Claire Legrands work and will appeal to fans of Kelly Barnhill and Jessica Townsend.