The Fire Chronicle (Hardcover)

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    John Stephens is also the author of The Emerald Atlas, the first installment in the Books of Beginning trilogy. John received his MFA from the University of Virginia, and went on to write and produce television for ten years. During this time, he read His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman and fell in love with fantasy for young readers. He spent the next several years waking at 4 AM every morning to writeThe Emerald Atlas before heading to work for the day.
    John lives in Los Angeles with his wife and son and their dog, Bug. Visit BooksofBeginning.com to find out more aboutThe Fire Chronicle, the Books of Beginning, and John.
    After the tumultuous events of last winter, Kate, Michael, and Emma long to continue the hunt for their missing parents. But they themselves are now in great danger, and so the wizard Stanislaus Pym hides the children at the Edgar Allan Poe Home for Hopeless and Incorrigible Orphans. There, he says, they will be safe. How wrong he is.

    The children are soon discovered by their enemies, and a frantic chase sends Kate a hundred years into the past, to a perilous, enchanted New York City. Searching for a way back to her brother and sister, she meets a mysterious boy whose fate is intricately—and dangerously—tied to her own.

    Meanwhile, Michael and Emma have set off to find the second of the Books of Beginning. A series of clues leads them into a hidden world where they must brave harsh polar storms, track down an ancient order of warriors, and confront terrible monsters. Will Michael and Emma find the legendary book of fire—and master its powers—before Kate is lost to them forever?

    Exciting, suspenseful, and brimming with humor and heart, the next installment of the bestselling Books of Beginning trilogy will lead Kate, Michael, and Emma closer to their family—and to the magic that could save, or destroy, them all.

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    ISBN 9780375868719
    Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
    Genre Detail Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 437
    Publisher Date 2012-10-09 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Alfred a Knopf Inc
    Copyright Year 2012
    Height 5.25 in
    Wdth 7.25 in
    Thickness 1.25 in
    Unit weight 1.4 lb
    Language English
    Series Name Books of Beginning
    Series Volume Number 2
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Stephens, John
    Country of Origin United States

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