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Long ago the Faerie Queen created portals between our world and hers, so that children could summon help from faeries whenever the need arose. But a wicked entity called the Shadow Knight is endeavoring to control the doors between the two worlds, and only evil can get through. It falls to two imaginative eleven-year-oldsand#8212;Victoria Deveny, from 1890 Britain, and Elliot Good, from 1966 Americaand#8212;to thwart his plan.
and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; The Faerie Queen dispatches the youthsand#160;on separate quests to retrieve orbs of power that will ultimately defeat the Shadow Knight. Their bravery and friendship are tested as the children travel to fantastic realms and face life-threatening dangersand#8212;from dragons to flying pirate ships to a wicked sorceress queenand#8212;before they're reunited to confront the dreaded Shadow Knight.

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Two children embark on an epic magical adventure

Synopsis:

Two children embark on an epicand#160;magical adventure

Synopsis:

Long ago the Faerie Queen created portals between our world and hers, so that children could summon help from faeries whenever the need arose. But a wicked entity called the Shadow Knight is endeavoring to control the doors between the two worlds, and only evil can get through. It falls to two imaginative eleven-year-oldsVictoria Deveny, from 1890 Britain, and Elliot Good, from 1966 Americato thwart his plan.     The Faerie Queen dispatches the youths on separate quests to retrieve orbs of power that will ultimately defeat the Shadow Knight. Their bravery and friendship are tested as the children travel to fantastic realms and face life-threatening dangersfrom dragons to flying pirate ships to a wicked sorceress queenbefore they're reunited to confront the dreaded Shadow Knight.

About the Author

B. E. MAXWELL is captivated by British fantasy literature of the nineteenth century, as well as by the work of Victorian artists such as Arthur Rackham and Cicely Mary Barker. These influences inspired him to tell his daughter and his niece the story that would become The Faerie Door, his first novel for young readers. He lives in Rocky Hill, Connecticut.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152063450
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Author:
Maxwell, Bruce
Author:
Maxwell, B. E.
Subject:
Adventure and adventurers
Subject:
Magic
Subject:
Horror & Ghost Stories
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20081001
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Jacket illustration by Mehrdohkt Amini
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
8.14x5.92x1.34 in. 1.34 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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Long ago the Faerie Queen created portals between our world and hers, so that children could summon help from faeries whenever the need arose. But a wicked entity called the Shadow Knight is endeavoring to control the doors between the two worlds, and only evil can get through. It falls to two imaginative eleven-year-oldsVictoria Deveny, from 1890 Britain, and Elliot Good, from 1966 Americato thwart his plan.     The Faerie Queen dispatches the youths on separate quests to retrieve orbs of power that will ultimately defeat the Shadow Knight. Their bravery and friendship are tested as the children travel to fantastic realms and face life-threatening dangersfrom dragons to flying pirate ships to a wicked sorceress queenbefore they're reunited to confront the dreaded Shadow Knight.

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