The Edge Chronicles 1
Beyond the Deepwoods
Publication Date: December 1, 2000
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"Your destiny lies beyond the Deepwoods..."
Abandoned at birth in the perilous Deepwoods, Twig is brought up by a family of woodtrolls. One cold night, Twig does what no woodtroll has ever done before — he strays from the path.
So begins a heart-stopping adventure that will take Twig through a nightmare world of goblins and trogs, bloodthirsty beasts and flesh-eating trees. One desire alone drives Twig on: the longing to discover his true identity and his destiny...
Paul Stewart is the author of a number of books for children including The Midnight Hand and The Wakening (a Federation of Children’s Book Groups Pick of the Year) for Transworld.
Chris Riddell has illustrated many acclaimed books for children, including Something Else by Kathryn Cave (Viking), shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Prize, and won the Unesco Award.
"In the Tolkien/Pratchett tradition, fabulously illustrated and written with more than usual elegance."
—The Sunday Times
"A richly inventive fantasy"