Goblins (Hardcover)

By Philip Reeve

Scholastic Press, 9780545222204, 352pp.

Publication Date: August 27, 2013

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (4/1/2012)

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Description

From the renowned author of Here Lies Arthur and No Such Thing As Dragons, the adventures of a goblin outcast who must save his world from the rise of a dangerous dark magic...

Welcome to a wild world of magical creatures and heroic adventure!

The squabbling goblins that live in the great towers of Clovenstone spend their time fighting and looting. Only clever young Skarper (who happens to be in exile) understands that dark magic created by a vanquished sorcerer is rising again. With the help of a wannabe-hero, a middle-aged princess, and a few bumbling wizards, Skarper must fight to save their world.


About the Author

Philip Reeve is the bestselling author of the Predator Cities quartet and the award-winning Fever Crumb series. His other books include the highly acclaimed HERE LIES ARTHUR and NO SUCH THING AS DRAGONS. He lives in Dartmoor, England with his wife and son. Visit him online at philip-reeve.com.


Praise For Goblins

Praise for Goblins:

Shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2012
“You know you are in the hands of a master storyteller when a dangerous yet frivolous fantasy world is brought to life with such imagination that it not only entertains and amuses -- it actually seems real and makes its own curious sense... Goblins is an utterly charming delight and children will love it.”
Telegraph

Praise for Philip Reeve

"Reeve is not just an excellent writer, but a creator with a wildly imaginative mind."
--School Library Journal