Emerine's Nightmare

Emerine's Nightmare

by Anna del C. Dye

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Overview

What would you do if one night, life as you know it changes and you are left alone in despair? That is how Emerine's nightmare starts and now all he does is run.
His family lived at the edge of the forest until dark shadows killed them all. Now they want him, and so does a magic tree. He has never seen dark shadows or enchanted trees before. Emerine has to get to the heart of Red Forest, to the fairy people. Only then he will be safe. Safe? He has never heard of fairies before and once he gets there what?

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013390065
Publisher: Anna del C. Dye
Publication date: 09/18/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 810 KB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Anna del C. Dye was born in Chile. She is the author of the "Silent Warrior Trilogy," Book one, The Elf and the Princess. Book two, Trouble in the Elf City, and Elfs in a Conquered Realm. all of which have been published. Her last book in the series was released in April 2011. Curse of the Elfs is a stand-alone book as will be her next three books in that series. Her children’s book Emerine’s Nightmare was released in September 2011.
Anna enjoys sharing her knowledge of writing with others through workshops and panels. She actively participates in many online groups like ANWA, (American Night Writers) LUW (League of Utah Writers) Gather, Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, Goodreads, Shelfari and others.
She is a multi-award winner author of fantasy stories and articles on relationship. She is fluent in English and Spanish. For more visit her website at

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Emerine's Nightmare 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
primarymary More than 1 year ago
Emerine's Nightmare b Anna Del C. Dye is a fantasy for 4th-8th grade readers. Even though it is for middle grade readers, I really liked the story and the message it delivers. Emerine is a 12 year old boy, who has seen both parents killed by dark shadows. He knows the dark shadows want him, but he has never heard of dark shadows. He has also never heard of enchanted trees, fairies and magic. This is a story of good vs evil with Emerine and his untapped reserve of magic as the ultimate prize. I would recommend this for middle grade readers and their parents.A
ReadersFavorite More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Anne Boling for Readers' Favorite Author Anna Del C Dye once again brings readers a tale filled with mystical beings. Most of her books are much longer and the main characters are elves but in this children’s book, Emerine’s Nightmare, she focuses on the fairy folk. Twelve-year-old Emerine and his father came home from fishing to find his mother murdered and their home burned. His father warned him that the shadows were hunting him and that he must find the fairy folk. As they rushed to escape, his father was constantly aware of the danger. When they attacked, Emerine’s father pushed him inside the trunk of a tree. Emerine could do nothing but watch as the shadows murdered his father. Emerine must continue on his own as he searches for the Fairy Queen and tries to elude the shadows.  In Emerine’s Nightmare, the author has allowed her imagination to rule. This children’s book is a mere forty-seven pages but don’t let that fool you: the story is not small. The plot is good versus evil but is not so dark that it will overwhelm children. The illustrations are beautifully done. I knew from previous books that Anna Del C. Dye was a talented author but I had no idea she was also a talented illustrator. My one suggestion concerns the illustrations. I would like to see more of them and perhaps a wee bit of color added. The characters are interesting. Children will particularly identify with Emerine because of his age and his uncertainty over whom to trust. This book will appeal to children 9 through 15.