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ISBN13: 9780689304262
ISBN10: 0689304269
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Jane's invitation to witness the making of the Greenwitch begins a series of sinister events in which she and her two brothers help the Old Ones recover the grail stolen by the Dark.

About the Author

Susan Cooper, one of today’s most distinguished children's book writers, won a Newbery Medal and a Newbery Honor for books in her fantasy sequence, The Dark is Rising. She is also the author of King of Shadows, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book; Seaward; Victory; Ghost Hawk; and Green Boy, which was called “an intriguing and truly lovely book” by the New York Times Book Review. She lives in Massachusetts, and you can visit her online at TheLostLand.com

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chorne, June 26, 2012 (view all comments by chorne)
Third in "The Dark is Rising" series, this book sees the meeting up of the three children from "Over Sea and Under Stone" with Will Stanton from "The Dark is Rising".

The grail that the children found in a cave in Trewissick, South Cornwall, has been stolen by an agent of the Dark, and Merriman enlists the help of the Drew children once again. Only this time the children are surprised and shocked when Merriman arrives with another boy - Will Stanton. That is surely going to be a problem, they think.

Susan Cooper writes this so well. The line between super human Old One and 11 year old boy is so perfectly walked. Each character develops nicely in this book, but especially Jane.

I loved this book as a child. The interactions between families and friends, and the stumbling move from antipathy to friendship between the Drew children and Will Stanton all stand out, along with flashes of humour and an exciting and mysterious tale, cunningly written.

As an adult reader this remains an important and enjoyable book in probably my all time favourite series. Definitely strongly recommended
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780689304262
Author:
Heslop, Michael
Author:
Heslop, Michael
Publisher:
Margaret K. McElderry Books
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Fantasy
Subject:
Fantastic fiction
Subject:
People & Places - Europe
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Cornwall
Subject:
Cornwall (england: county)
Subject:
Cornwall (England : County) Fiction.
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Dark Is Rising Sequence, The
Series Volume:
43
Publication Date:
19850631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c jacket
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9.12 x 5.5 in 10.325 oz
Age Level:
09-12

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