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Fire free pdf Master storytellers Robin McKinley and Peter Dickinson present the second volume in their four planned collections, each one about the "Elementals"-water, fire, earth, and air. In "Fire" they tell five tales of creatures who live and die by fire, whether in the present day or the prehistoric past. From the amazing Firespace, where only fire- breathing dragons can survive- to a heroic young man who chases the mythic fireworm through dark tunnels of a dream- to a fascinating history of the Phoenix, the bird who dies and is resurrected by fire- these characters and stories from two deeply talented writers are sure to get fantasy readers everywhere all fired up.

About Robin McKinley

Robin McKinley has won various awards and citations for her writing, including the Newbery Medal for "The Hero and the Crown" and a Newbery Honor for "The Blue Sword." Her other books include "Sunshine"- the "New York Times" bestseller "Spindle's End"- two novel-length retellings of the fairy tale "Beauty and the Beast," "Beauty and Rose Daughter"- and a retelling of the "Robin Hood" legend, "The Outlaws of Sherwood." She lives with her husband, the English writer Peter Dickinson.In 1927, Peter Dickinson was born in Africa, within earshot of Victoria Falls. When he was seven, his family moved to England, where he graduated from Eton and later Cambridge. After working on the editorial staff of the humor magazine Punch for seventeen years, Peter finally started on his career as a writer, which he knew he was meant for since he was five years old. His first book was published in 1968, and since then he has written almost fifty novels, for adults and young readers. His children's books have won great acclaim here as well as in Great Britain, where he has received both the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Award. Peter lives in Hampshire, England, with his wife, Newbery Medalist Robin McKinley.

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Author : Robin McKinley
Publisher : Ace Books
Data Published : 07 September 2010
ISBN : 0441019196
EAN : 9780441019199
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 297 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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