Matt Haig Shadow Forest

ISBN 13: 9780370329369

Shadow Forest

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Samuel Blink is the hero of this story, but he doesn't know it yet. Right now, he and his sister Martha are in the back of his parents car. He has no idea a giant log is about to fall from the sky and change his life forever. He doesn't know that he and Martha will be forced to move to Norway and eat their Aunt Eda's smelly brown cheese. He hasn't the slightest clue Martha will disappear into Shadow Forest. A forest full of one-eyed trolls, the sinister huldre-folk, deadly Truth Pixies and a witch who steals shadows. A forest ruled by the evil Changemaker. A forest so dangerous that people who enter never return.

No. Samuel Blink doesn't know any of this. So don't tell him. It might ruin the book . . .

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Review:

"A fascinating and magical tale. This is an outstanding piece of literature" (The Times)

"Enough twists to keep children gripped" (The Daily Telegraph)

"Matt Haig has crafted a children's classic" (Yorkshire Evening Post)

"Clever use of Norwegian folklore skilfully weaves humour and sadness, reality and fantasy, into a tense, page-turning tale, which keeps readers guessing by the many unexpected twists and turns in the plot" (Carousel)

"Shadow Forest features lots of humour mixed in with with some superbly gross parts (such as exploding heads). Matt Haig's quirky style of writing make this an exciting and most enjoyable read... This book is a definite for any child who enjoys being fully immersed in a world of myth and magic" (Fantasy Book Review)

Book Description:

A dahl-esque fairy tale from a highly acclaimed adult author

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Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780552555630: Shadow Forest

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ISBN 10:  0552555630 ISBN 13:  9780552555630
Publisher: Corgi Childrens, 2007
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9780552567879: Shadow Forest: Never - under any circumstances - go into the forest!

Corgi, 2012
Softcover

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