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Syren: Septimus Heap, Book Five (Septimus Heap #05)

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In this fifth book in the Magykal series, Septimus ends up on a captivatingly beautiful island, one of seven set in a sparkling sea. He's stranded there with his badly injured dragon, Spit Fyre, along with Jenna and Beetle. There are some strange things about the island, including a Magykal girl named Syrah, a cat-shaped lighthouse that has lost its Light, and an eerie presence that sings to Septimus—can he escape the persistent call?

Trouble is also brewing for Lucy and Wolf Boy, who have become entangled with some nefarious sailors at sea, and for Milo Banda, Jenna's father, who is harboring a mysterious treasure chest in his ship's hold.

Charismatic storyteller Angie Sage continues Septimus Heap's Magykal journey with more laugh-out-loud adventures, more enchanting charms and spells, and an ever-deepening understanding of the interior life of a young hero.

Review:

"Once again, Sage's tale combines humor, adventure, and inventive storytelling and is sure to please her many fans." Booklist

Review:

"Syren is Sage at her best: it's full of fun, adventure, humor, irony, friendship, loyalty, and nonstop action." School Library Journal

About the Author

Angie Sage was born in London and grew up in the Thames Valley, London, and Kent. She now lives in Somerset in a very old house that has a secret tunnel below it. The first four books in the Septimus Heap series are international bestsellers. She is also the author of the Araminta Spookie series.

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LittleTiger_jess, January 1, 2011 (view all comments by LittleTiger_jess)
This book was definatly something to look forward to after Queste. It shows how much the characters have grown and the stressful situations they have to face. It's another great adventure and keeps you going till the last page.
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Shoshana, May 31, 2010 (view all comments by Shoshana)
As the characters mature, they gain in power and have more complex relationships. I'm sad to say that I found this installment rather wearying. I wondered where the story was going, and also had a hard time caring. This made for a more passive reading experience. I found myself wondering what this book contributed to the series story arc, or whether it was more picaresque than anything else. I hope not; I want these details gathered up and nicely integrated in the remaining two books.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780060882105
Author:
Sage, Angie
Publisher:
Katherine Tegen Books
Illustrator:
Zug, Mark
Author:
Zug, Mark
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Magic
Subject:
Wizards
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Septimus Heap
Series Volume:
05
Publication Date:
20090929
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.13 in 17.78 oz
Age Level:
09-UP

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Product details 640 pages Katherine Tegen Books - English 9780060882105 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Once again, Sage's tale combines humor, adventure, and inventive storytelling and is sure to please her many fans."
"Review" by , "Syren is Sage at her best: it's full of fun, adventure, humor, irony, friendship, loyalty, and nonstop action."
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