With more than a nod to J K Rowling and C S Lewis, there are orphans, wicked witches, dwarves and dark magic aplenty in Random House's major new fantasy series, which is getting a big global launch. (Fiona Noble The Bookseller
The Emerald Atlas is a magical roller-coaster of a read as three siblings discover an old leather book that unlocks a powerful prophecy and enables them to move through time and different worlds. (Vanessa Lewis The Bookseller
...Bologna's most talked about book. First in a trilogy from US screenwriter John Stephens, it is jam packed with fantasy staples such as dwarves, wizards, orphans and prophecies, and will be backed with a major marketing campaign. (Fiona Noble The Bookseller
Ambitious, entertaining, magical and whimsical, this marks a strong beginning to a new trilogy,
invoking just a little Harry Potter and Series of Unfortunate Events along the way.
(Realms of Fantasy magazine, USA
It's bright and energetic and has some exciting set pieces. (Patrick Ness The Guardian
The first thrilling book in the most exciting children's fantasy series since Harry Potter.
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