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The nethergrim / Matthew Jobin.

By: Jobin, Matthew [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Jobin, Matthew, Nethergrim: book 1.Publisher: London : Penguin Books Ltd , 2015Description: 356 pages : maps ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780142422687.Subject(s): Missing children -- Children's fiction | Brothers -- Children's fiction | Friends -- Children's fictionSummary: The Next Great Fantasy Epic is here! For fans of Ranger's Apprentice and the Chronicles of Narnia. Everyone in Moorvale believes the legend: The brave knight Tristan and the famed wizard Vithric, in an epic battle decades ago, had defeated the evil Nethergrim and his minions. To this day, songs are sung and festivals held in the heroes' honor. Yet now something dark has crept over the village. First animals disappear, their only remains a pile of bones licked clean. Then something worse: children disappear. The whispers begin quietly yet soon turn into a shout: The Nethergrim has returned! Edmund's brother is one of the missing, and Edmund knows he must do something to save his life. But what? Though a student of magic, he struggles to cast even the simplest spell. Still, he and his friends swallow their fear and set out to battle an ancient evil whose powers none of them can imagine. They will need to come together--and work apart--in ways that will test every ounce of resolve.
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Children's Fiction JOBI (Browse shelf) Checked out 26/06/2019 i2145572
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The Nethergrim has returned.<br> According to legend, the knight Tristan and the wizard Vithric had once defeated an ancient evil in an epic battle. But children are missing, and all signs point to the return of the Nethergrim.<br> Edmund's brother is among the missing. Now Edmund, with his mediocre skills in spellcraft, must find a way to save his brother's life. He and his friends set out to battle the monstrous evil and discover their destinies. But what happens when the dark secrets of the past are unveiled?<br> 'Sure to be a sweeping, epic fantasy series.' Booklist <br> Edmund's heroic journey continues in The Skeleth Book 2 <br> www.nethergrim.com<br> <br>

The Next Great Fantasy Epic is here! For fans of Ranger's Apprentice and the Chronicles of Narnia. Everyone in Moorvale believes the legend: The brave knight Tristan and the famed wizard Vithric, in an epic battle decades ago, had defeated the evil Nethergrim and his minions. To this day, songs are sung and festivals held in the heroes' honor. Yet now something dark has crept over the village. First animals disappear, their only remains a pile of bones licked clean. Then something worse: children disappear. The whispers begin quietly yet soon turn into a shout: The Nethergrim has returned! Edmund's brother is one of the missing, and Edmund knows he must do something to save his life. But what? Though a student of magic, he struggles to cast even the simplest spell. Still, he and his friends swallow their fear and set out to battle an ancient evil whose powers none of them can imagine. They will need to come together--and work apart--in ways that will test every ounce of resolve.

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