The Wind Singer - Egmont Modern Classics (Paperback)
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The Wind Singer - Egmont Modern Classics (Paperback)

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Paperback 368 Pages / Published: 06/04/2017
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The first book in William Nicholson's award-winning fantasy adventure series, perfect for fans of Philip Pullman, Mortal Engines and Star Wars. `Gloriously cinematic and completely enthralling' - Independent This Modern Classic edition contains special bonus material. I hate school! I hate ratings! I won't reach higher! I won't strive harder! I won't make tomorrow better than today! In the walled city state of Aramanth, rules are everything. When Kestrel Hath dares to rebel, the Chief Examiner humiliates her father and sentences the whole family to the harshest punishment. Desperate to save them, Kestrel learns the secret of the wind singer, and she and her twin brother, Bowman, set out on a terrifying journey to the true source of evil that grips Aramanth . . . 'In terms of imagination and sheer scale, it's as ambitious as books get . . . think Star Wars and then some' - Daily Telegraph Fantasy books for children don't get more spectacular than The Wind Singer. William Nicholson's Wind on Fire trilogy has been translated into over 25 languages and won prizes including the Blue Peter Book Award and Smarties Prize Gold Award. One of the greatest writers of our time, William Nicholson has not only sold millions of children's books worldwide, but has also written for the screen and the stage, including the Oscar-winning film Gladiator and the BAFTA-winning play Shadowlands.

Publisher: Egmont UK Ltd
ISBN: 9781405285315
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 346 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm

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“Great Story”

The wind singer by William Nicholson is about another world where there are different classes of people from grey up to white. The greys are the poorest and the ‘less intelligent’ – this is decided by a series of... More

Paperback edition
30th September 2011
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“Epic and enjoyable fantasy”

This book is perfect for fans of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy or the Harry Potter series. It is a wonderful trilogy full of magic, brilliant characters and wondrous descriptions of the world... More

Paperback edition
18th May 2014
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“really good fantasy adventure for teens”

I purchased this book for my 13 year old daughter who is studying it in her English at school. I read it to assist her. Although I woudln't normally read this kind of book at all, I did really enjoy it. I found... More

Paperback edition
7th October 2012
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