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The Tale of Liril [NOOK Book]

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In a small village lives a girl with her mother and father. Anxious to buy her father a birthday gift, she goes to market. There she meets a strange old woman who promises to give her a magical reward if she goes into a dangerous forest to find her missing locket. Will Liril help the old woman? What adventures wait in store for her if she does? A girl. A dream. A gift. A magical fairy tale of a young girl who finds out that you should always be careful of what you wish for. You ...

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The Tale of Liril

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Overview

In a small village lives a girl with her mother and father. Anxious to buy her father a birthday gift, she goes to market. There she meets a strange old woman who promises to give her a magical reward if she goes into a dangerous forest to find her missing locket. Will Liril help the old woman? What adventures wait in store for her if she does? A girl. A dream. A gift. A magical fairy tale of a young girl who finds out that you should always be careful of what you wish for. You just might get it!

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940032972914
  • Publisher: Kevis Hendrickson
  • Publication date: 12/16/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 145 KB

Meet the Author

Kevis Hendrickson is an aspiring filmmaker and the author of six Science Fiction and Fantasy novels, including The Legend of Witch Bane and the Rogue Hunter series. His second novel Rogue Hunter: Quest of the Hunter won the Red Adept Annual Indie Award (2010) for 'Top Science Fiction'. His most recent novel is Rogue Hunter: Life Force. The fourth book in the series, Rogue Hunter: Longshot, is scheduled for release in Summer 2014.

He has also published one novella, one epic poem, one non-fiction book, and eight short stories. Hendrickson lives in sunny Miami, Florida U.S.A. where he spends his days dreaming of new worlds and epic adventures.

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  • Posted October 28, 2012

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    A beautiful fairy tale!

    Liril wants to find a special present for her Papa's birthday, but without much money, what could she get? She meets an old woman who offers her a magic bean, but Liril must venture into the dangerous Black Forest and return the woman's missing locket first. On her quest to find the locket, Liril faces monsters, wolves, a mysterious orchard, and an enchanted mirror. When she finally finds her way back out of the forest, her adventure is only beginning, for Liril has discovered the locket is magical, and she wonders if it might be of some use to her before she returns it... This is a beautiful fairy tale told in a classic structure and style. Liril is an endearing character who shows great bravery while traveling alone in the Black Forest, struggles with the temptation of using the magic locket for herself, and learns a timeless lesson: be careful what you wish for. Her quest is narrated in a way that brings the reader right into the story, while leaving plenty of room for the reader's imagination to envision the wondrous things she encounters. This story is just the right length for bedtime, and it has a timeless writing style that begs to be read aloud to little ears. Liril's adventures will certainly enthrall children, as well as any adult who enjoys a nicely paced story rich with magic and fantasy. { I received a free copy of this ebook from the author in exchange for an honest review. Review originally posted on my blog, PidginPea's Book Nook. }

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