The Forgotten Beasts of Eld

The Forgotten Beasts of Eld

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by Patricia A. McKillip
     
 

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When her father dies, 16-year-old Sybel's only companions are the magical menagerie called to Eld Mountain long ago by her reclusive grandfather, the progeny of a powerful wizard and a mortal. The animals provide Sybel's only sense of family until a man brings her the infant son of her mother's sister, forcing Sybel to return to the world of humans--a world where she… See more details below

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When her father dies, 16-year-old Sybel's only companions are the magical menagerie called to Eld Mountain long ago by her reclusive grandfather, the progeny of a powerful wizard and a mortal. The animals provide Sybel's only sense of family until a man brings her the infant son of her mother's sister, forcing Sybel to return to the world of humans--a world where she learns the intricacies of guile and treachery as well as the power of human love.

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"This magical moonlit fantasy has dignity and romance, heart-stopping suspense, adventure, richness of concept and language."--Publishers Weekly

"A mythical kingdom fantasy with a marvelous heroine, satisfying strange beasts, and chilling sorcery."--Locus

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ISBN-13:
9780689304347
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Publication date:
07/01/1974
Edition description:
1st ed.
Pages:
224
Age Range:
11 Years

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