Synopses & Reviews
In this action-filled conclusion to the Elf Realm trilogy, Matt, Tuava-Li, and Tomtar must reach the fabled elfin city of Hunaland at the North Pole. There they will plant the seed that will cause the Tree of Adri to grow anew and strengthen the invisible walls that separate the elfin world from the human.and#160;
Meanwhile, Jardaine and Nick the troll have tricked Becky into joining them to supposedly rescue Matt from danger. In reality they wish to plant the Seed of Adri themselves, sacrifice Becky, and claim the glory and rewards from the elfin gods.and#160;
It is a fast-paced race to get to the North Pole first and plant the seed, but unexpected horrors await whoever journeys beyond the Gates of Vattar, where the fading tree grows and where the new seed must be relinquished. Who will get there first? Readers will eagerly seek to discover if Matt and Becky save the world from impending doom and destruction and forever separate the human world from the elf realm for the safety of them all.
A debut fantasy novel by a beloved picture book author, and the first in an exciting trilogy set in the world of fairies
When Matt and his family move to a new neighborhood, they do not realize that theyand#8217;ve inadvertently stumbled into the middle of massive upheaval in the fairy world. With the elvesand#8217; territory disintegrating and dark factions looking to seize control, apprentice mage Tuava-Li must defend her way of lifeand#151;even when that means cooperating with Matt, a human and a natural enemy, as he may just hold the key to keeping the elf realm from certain destruction.
Daniel Kirk has created a mystical world that will envelop readers. A rich story peppered with illustrations that make it come alive, Elf Realm is a world few will want to leave.
Celebrated writer and illustrator Daniel Kirk brings to life the joys of reading, writing, and sharing in this all-new Library Mouse
adventure. Sam the library mouse loves to write, and the children love his little books, which he leaves on the library shelves for them to find. But no one at the library has ever met him. When Tom canand#8217;t find a partner for a book-making assignment and finds Samand#8217;s secret hole behind the childrenand#8217;s reference section, will the pair be able to work together, or will Samand#8217;s secret identity be spoiled forever? A heartwarming tale about collaboration and creative ambitions, this book will enchant any young aspiring author or illustrator.
'With The Low Road
, Daniel Kirk has created a mystical world that will keep readers coming back for more.
When Matt and his family move to a new neighborhood, they dont realize theyve inadvertently stumbled into the middle of massive upheaval in the fairy world. With the elves territory disintegrating and dark factions looking to seize control, apprentice mage Tuava-Li must defend her way of lifeeven when that means cooperating with Matt, a human and a natural enemy, as he may just hold the key to saving the Elf Realm from certain destruction.'
In the stunning conclusion to the Elf Realm trilogy, 14-year-old Matt, Tuava-Li the elf and Tomtar the troll continue their race to the North Pole to try to save their worlds, but unexpected horrors await whoever journeys beyond the Gates of Vattar.
In The High Road
, Matt and his sister Becky must work with the elves and Tomtar the troll to save the Cord and the human and elf worlds. After forming an uneasy alliance, Matt, the elf Tuava-Li, and Tomtar set off to find the sick and dying tree at the northern pole, whose roots bind the worlds together through the Cords. The trio must restore the tree to bring well-being to all the realms.
Meanwhile, Becky accompanies Asra to free Beckyand#8217;s parents, held captive in the elfin kingdom of Helfratheim. To their horror, both groups discover that Brahja-Chi has begun kidnapping human children for a mass sacrifice to appease the goddess. Not only do they have to accomplish the tasks they originally set out to perform, but now they must also stop the fiendish Brahja-Chi and her accomplice, Jardaine. Daniel Kirkand#8217;s trademark illustrationsand#151;including maps, character portraits, and other scenesand#151;bring to life the riveting and engaging story.
About the Author
Daniel Kirk has illustrated a number of popular and bestselling books for children, including Library Mouse, which Booklist praised in a starred review as a and#147;show-stopper.and#8221; The Low Road, which received a starred review from Booklist, is his first novel; The High Road is his second. Daniel lives in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, with his wife and three children. Visit his Web site at www.danielkirk.com.