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Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

EDGE: I HERO: Immortals: Pirate Queen

EDGE: I HERO: Immortals: Pirate Queen

Author: Steve Barlow, Steve Skidmore Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/10/2019

It's 1705 and you're on a quest across the seas to fight the notorious rival pirate Redhand Radcliff and restore your father's rightful place as chief. This is a title in the interactive I HERO Immortals series - where the reader is the hero! In each adventure the reader makes a choice that affects how the story progresses - it really is 'decide-your-own-destiny! Written by the award-winning duo Steve Barlow and Steve Skidmore (more commonly known as the 2Steves).

EDGE: I HERO: Immortals: Knight

EDGE: I HERO: Immortals: Knight

Author: Steve Barlow, Steve Skidmore Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/10/2019

This is a title in the interactive I HERO Immortals series - where the reader is the hero! In each adventure the reader makes a choice that affects how the story progresses - it really is 'decide-your-own-destiny! Written by the award-winning duo Steve Barlow and Steve Skidmore (more commonly known as the 2Steves).

Search the Castle Double Booked: 37 lift-the-flaps inside!

Search the Castle Double Booked: 37 lift-the-flaps inside!

Author: Jill Howarth Format: Board book Release Date: 08/10/2019

Lift the flaps to discover the secrets inside this magnificent castle! When the royal crown goes missing, the princess needs all the help she can get to search every room, from the portrait gallery to the banquet hall. Lively rhyming text invites the reader to explore this castle-shaped book, which features pages that open out from the middle to reveal enchanting double-page scenes. With adorable artwork and appealing lift-the-flaps throughout, this second volume in the Double Booked series is a royally satisfying read.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Deluxe Illustrated Slipcase Edition

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Deluxe Illustrated Slipcase Edition

Author: J.K. Rowling Format: Book Release Date: 08/10/2019

Prepare to be spellbound by Jim Kay's dazzling full-colour illustrations in this stunning new collector's edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. An extraordinary creative achievement by two extraordinary talents, Greenaway Medal winner Kay's inspired reimagining of J.K. Rowling's classic series has captured a devoted following worldwide. Breathtaking scenes and unforgettable characters - including Cedric Diggory, Fleur Delacour and Viktor Krum - await inside as Harry, now in his fourth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, faces death-defying tasks, dragons and Dark wizards ... This beautiful, deluxe edition features an opulent page size and intricate gold foiled line art by Jim Kay on a gem green cloth cover and slipcase; gilt edges on premium grade paper; head and tail bands and two ribbon markers. Each copy is accompanied by a rare pencil study by Jim Kay of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, printed on art paper and wrapped, creating a stunning souvenir for fans to keep and enjoy. This is the ultimate must-have edition for any Potter fan, collector or bibliophile.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Illustrated Edition

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Illustrated Edition

Author: J.K. Rowling Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2019

An extraordinary creative achievement by two extraordinary talents, Jim Kay's inspired reimagining of J.K. Rowling's classic series has captured a devoted following worldwide. This stunning new fully illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire brings more breathtaking scenes and unforgettable characters to life - including Cedric Diggory, Fleur Delacour and Viktor Krum. With paint, pencil and pixels, Kay conjures the wizarding world as we have never seen it before. Fizzing with magic and brimming with humour, this full-colour edition will captivate fans and new readers alike as Harry, now in his fourth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, finds himself competing in the legendary Triwizard Tournament and facing death-defying tasks, dragons and Dark wizards ...

Into The Crooked Place

Into The Crooked Place

Author: Alexandra Christo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2019

Desperate times call for desperate magic . . . Magic rules the city of Creije Capital and Tavia Syn knows just how many tricks she needs up her sleeve to survive. Selling dark magic on the streets for her kingpin, she keeps clear of other crooks, counting the days until her debt is paid and she can flee her criminal life. But then, one day, with her freedom in sight, Tavia uncovers a sinister plot that threatens to destroy the realm she calls home. Desperate to put an end to her kingpin's plan, Tavia forms an unlikely alliance with three crooks even more deadly than her: Wesley, the kingpin's prodigy and most renewed criminal in the realm Karam, an underground fighter with a penchant for killing first and forgetting to ask questions And Saxony, a Crafter in hiding who will stop at nothing to avenge her family With the reluctant saviours assembled, they embark on a quest to put an end to the dark magic before it's too late. But even if they can take down the kingpin and save the realm, the one thing they can't do is trust each other.

Disney: A Frozen World

Disney: A Frozen World

Author: Marilyn Easton Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/10/2019

At the edge of a deep blue fjord, in the shadow of the towering mountains, is Arendelle Castle, home to the current queen, Elsa, and her sister, Anna. Once upon a time the castle gates were closed to the world to keep its secrets inside, but no more. Explore the magical world of Arendelle from the sparkling castle and charming village to the North Mountain and beyond. Meet the people and creatures that inhabit this enchanted land and follow their stories as you discover stunning locations from Frozen and Frozen 2. With a sparkling foiled cover, this book is perfect for fans of Disney's Frozen and Frozen 2. Featuring detailed cross-sections of Arendelle castle as well as close-up illustrations of the rooms and locations of both films, this book allows the reader to explore the world of Arendelle and beyond with Anna and Elsa. Get to know more about the characters by reading their biographies, and even meet the cast of the new film, Frozen 2!

Lottie Luna and the Bloom Garden

Lottie Luna and the Bloom Garden

Author: Vivian French Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

A brand new young fiction series by much-loved children's author, Vivian French and illustrated by Nathan Reed. Meet werewolf extraordinaire... Lottie Luna. Beautiful black and white illustrations throughout. Lottie Luna might look your average werewolf but she's really rather extra-ordinary. Born on the night of a solar eclipse has given her exceptional powers of super-strength, super-speed and super-vision. But Lottie just wants to live a normal life and go to school with her friends. She doesn't like to use her special skills unless it helps get them out of trouble. After all, strength doesn't always come from the outside - it comes from within, too...

The Way Past Winter

The Way Past Winter

Author: Kiran Millwood Hargrave Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

From the bestselling author of THE GIRL OF INK & STARS comes a paperback edition of this gorgeous wintry folk tale for young and old alike - an exciting adventure to the frozen north, perfect for fans of Philip Pullman. 'This gorgeous story of bravery, sisterhood, goodbyes and beginnings is a must for everyone.' JESSIE BURTON 'The Way Past Winter is a masterclass in exquisite storytelling.' CATHERINEDOYLE 'Gorgeous, heartfelt and incredibly exciting. Her best yet, and that's saying something.' ROBIN STEVENS Mila and her sisters live with their brother Oskar in a small forest cabin in the snow. One night, a fur-clad stranger arrives seeking shelter for himself and his men. But by the next morning, they've gone - taking Oskar with them. Fearful for his safety, Mila and her sisters set out to bring Oskar back - even it means going north, crossing frozen wild-lands to find a way past an eternal winter.

Eden Conquered

Eden Conquered

Author: Joelle Charbonneau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

The electrifying conclusion to the Dividing Eden series by the New York Times bestselling author of the Testing trilogy, Joelle Charbonneau. The Trials of Virtuous Succession have ended. Prince Andreus is king-and Princess Carys is dead. But even as he's haunted by what he did to win the throne, Andreus discovers that his dream of ruling only brings new problems. The people love his twin even more in death than they did when she was alive. The Elders treat him as a figurehead. And worst of all, the winds of Eden are faltering. But despite what everyone believes, Carys is alive. Exiled to the wilderness, Carys struggles to control the powers that have broken free inside her. And as she grows stronger, so does her conviction that she must return to the Palace of Winds, face her twin and root out the treachery that began long before the first Trials started. The Kingdom of Eden is growing darker with each passing day. Brother and sister, former foes, must decide whether some betrayals cut too deep to be forgiven-and whether one will wear the crown or both will lose everything.

As She Ascends

As She Ascends

Author: Jodi Meadows Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

A fiercely imagined world! -Mary E. Pearson, New York Times bestselling author of the Remnant Chronicles From the New York Times bestselling co-author of My Plain Jane comes the second book in a smoldering fantasy trilogy about a girl who must embrace her latent power or lose the dragons she loves. Perfect for fans of Julie Kagawa and Kendare Blake. Mira the Dragonhearted is on the run with her friends following a fiery escape from the prison where she'd been condemned for speaking out against dragon trafficking. And she wants answers. Has the treaty she's been defending her whole life truly sold out the Fallen Isles to their enemies? Did her own parents lie to her? Will she lose control of her power and hurt the ones she loves? The only way to find the truth is to go home again, to face the people who betrayed her and the parents she's not sure she can trust. Home, where she must learn to rise above her fears. Or be consumed.

Beyond Platform 13

Beyond Platform 13

Author: Sibeal Pounder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

Return to the magical world of Platform 13 and discover why the secrets are escaping in this fun, magical adventure sequel by Sibeal Pounder. Beyond Platform 13 is inspired by characters from Eva Ibbotson's classic, The Secret of Platform 13. Nine years after the events of The Secret of Platform 13, The Island of Mist is under siege and Odge Gribble and Prince Ben are in hiding. Desperate to find out why the mist is disappearing, Odge travels through the gump to Vienna, to find a mistmaker expert. But in yet another case of mistaken identity, Odge finds Lina, a nine-year-old girl looking for adventure. With the help of friends old and new, and some very interesting magic, Odge and Lina must discover the secret of the mist, before they lose their beloved island completely. Illustrated throughout by Beatriz Castro, this exciting story celebrates twenty-five years of Eva Ibbotson's original, with an updated illustrated edition of The Secret of Platform 13 also available.