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Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow : Nevermoor 2 - Jessica Townsend

Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow

Nevermoor 2

Hardcover Published: 29th October 2018
ISBN: 9780734419002
Number Of Pages: 480
For Ages: 8 - 12 years old

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Return to the magical world of Nevermoor! Morrigan Crow's perilous adventures continue in the most anticipated sequel of the year, a treat for all fans of magic and Wunder.

Morrigan Crow has been invited to join the prestigious Wundrous Society, a place that promised her friendship, protection and belonging for life. She's hoping for an education full of wunder, imagination and discovery - but all the Society want to teach her is how evil Wundersmiths are. And someone is blackmailing Morrigan's unit, turning her last few loyal friends against her. Has Morrigan escaped from being the cursed child of Wintersea only to become the most hated figure in Nevermoor?

Worst of all, people have started to go missing. The fantastical city of Nevermoor, once a place of magic and safety, is now riddled with fear and suspicion...

Praise for Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow:

Winner Book of the Year, Australian Book Industry Awards 2018

Winner Book of the Year for Younger Children, Australian Book Industry Awards 2018

Winner The Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year, Australian Book Industry Awards 2018

Winner Book of the Year, Indie Book Awards 2018

Winner Children's Category, Indie Book Awards 2018

Winner Best Children's Fiction, Aurealis Awards 2017

Winner Younger Fiction, Waterstones Children's Book Prize (UK) 2018

Shortlisted The Readings Children's Book Prize 2018

A CBCA Notable book


'Unexpected, exciting and funny. Like Alice in Wonderland, Harry Potter and Doctor Who swirled up together.' - Judith Rossell, ABIA Award-winning author of Withering-by-Sea

'Exciting, charming, and wonderfully imagined, it's the sort of delightful, grand adventure destined to be many a reader's favourite book.' - Trenton Lee Stewart, New York Times bestselling author of The Mysterious Benedict Societyseries and The Secret Keepers

'It really is brilliant, with an engaging plot, plenty of twists, memorable characters and a marvellous sense of humour. Pick it up and the hours disappear, just like magic.' - Daily Telegraph

'An exciting and charming middle-grade read that will hook readers aged 10 and up with intricate imaginative detail and its sheer energy ... a compulsively readable romp that fans of 'Harry Potter', Terry Pratchett or Studio Ghibli will gobble up.' - Books and Publishing

'I loved the storyline and how suspenseful each page was . . . Anyone who loves Harry Potter will like Nevermoor.' - Herald Sun

Industry Reviews

Enter the world of Nevermoor and its fantastical inhabitants, and be utterly enchanted. - Courier-Mail

There is more extraordinary world-building, as well as tough ethical decisions, in Wundersmith, Jessica Townsend's superlative follow-up to the unmissable Nevermoor. - The Guardian

Townsend's sophomore endeavor once again fully immerses her readers in a world that intermixes the magic of the Emerald City with Howl's pithiness, Percy Jackson's humor, Coraline's darkness, and perhaps a dash of the depravity of Katniss' District One. Fantasy fans will not be disappointed. Savvy readers will appreciate how the themes of otherness, group privilege, prejudice, and activism are masterfully interwoven into the overall plot. The only sad spot in an otherwise enjoyable text is the hanging question: How long until Book 3 comes out? A worthy title that deserves a spot on the fantasy shelves. - Kirkus

Pur New favorite book series

5

Originally my daughter picked up WonderSmitH from our local library . She enjoyed reading it to the point where she read it three times in a row!! Told me that the way it ended there has to be another book . So I did some research and found out that the second book in the series had just been released!! I bought it for her as a birthday present. She got mini gifts for her birthday but that was one of her favorites! Intrigued at this I had my daughter read it to me - she enjoys reading to me . And we are anxiously awaiting the next book and we hope there are many more in the series. I know Jessica had mentioned it would be a total of nine please make all nine of them !!!!!!!

USA

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Fantastic Second Book

5

Fantastic follow up to Nevermoor. I bought this book for my teenage son who I gave the first book to last year. I borrowed it off him and I read it in a day as I enjoyed it so much.

Tasmania

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Dark Evil Web

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I do not think I have ever met Jessica Townsend but I certainly know who created the Wundersmith

WA

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ISBN: 9780734419002
ISBN-10: 0734419007
Series: Nevermoor
Audience: Children
For Ages: 8 - 12 years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 29th October 2018
Publisher: Hachette Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 20.7 x 13.5  x 4.4
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 1