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School of Wizardry (Circle of Magic Series #1)
     

School of Wizardry (Circle of Magic Series #1)

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by Debra Doyle, James D. MacDonald
 

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Determined to become a wizard, twelve-year-old Randal is delighted to be accepted into the famed School of Wizardry, but his apprenticeship is marred when he realizes that one of the master wizards is using evil spells to destroy the school and gain supreme power.

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Determined to become a wizard, twelve-year-old Randal is delighted to be accepted into the famed School of Wizardry, but his apprenticeship is marred when he realizes that one of the master wizards is using evil spells to destroy the school and gain supreme power.

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Children's Literature
At age twelve Randal's future as a squire-in-training to be a knight at Castle Doun changes forever when he meets Madoc the Wayfarer. Madoc is a wizard, and Randal follows him to become a student at the School of Wizardry. The first book in the six-title "Circle of Magic" fantasy series, Wizardry may capture a reader entranced by Harry Potter and looking for more, although the book lacks the intense readability of the Potter books. Nevertheless, the plot develops well as Randal cultivates friendships, rescues a thief, and struggles to master even the simplest spells, such as lighting a candle. His training and abilities are put to the ultimate test when he is betrayed by a master wizard and must overcome a powerful evil in order to move from apprentice to journeyman wizard and also to save his own life and prevent the destruction of the School. 2000, Troll Communications, $3.95. Ages 8 to 12. Reviewer: Valerie O. Patterson

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816769360
Publisher:
Troll Communications L.L.C.
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Series:
Debra Doyle's Circle of Magic Series , #1
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.16(w) x 7.62(h) x 0.41(d)
Lexile:
840L (what's this?)
Age Range:
9 - 11 Years

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School of Wizardry (Circle of Magic Series #1) 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this book. It is about a young boy who decides to be a wizard and how hard he has to work to get through the school of wizardry. It takes place in the middle ages.