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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!

Warriors: The Broken Code #5: The Place of No Stars

Warriors: The Broken Code #5: The Place of No Stars

Author: Erin Hunter Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/05/2021

The #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series continues! Discover more epic adventures in the fifth book in the action-packed Broken Code story arc. The time has come to return to the Dark Forest. ThunderClan's deputy, Squirreflight, has vanished with the cat now known to be an impostor, sowing suspicion and mistrust among the five Clans. The cause of their ancestors' silence is finally clear-but so is the terrifying truth of the danger they must face if they hope to bring light back to the darkness. . . . Packed with action and intrigue, this sixth Warriors series is the perfect introduction for readers new to the Warriors world, while dedicated fans will be thrilled to discover the new adventures that unfold after the events of A Vision of Shadows.

Sea Keepers: Whale Song Wedding

Sea Keepers: Whale Song Wedding

Author: Coral Ripley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2021

You are invited to a magical mermaid wedding! A special bumper-length story about saving our seas. The Sea Keepers are special guests at a mermaid wedding in Atlantis. But when a pod of whales doesn't turn up to sing at the ceremony, the girls suspect evil Effluvia is causing trouble again. The pod of whales has been stranded in Sandcombe harbour, where Emily, Grace and Layla live. Can the Sea Keepers find a magic pearl to save the whales and make sure the wedding goes ahead?

Harklights

Harklights

Author: Tim Tilley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2021

Wick has always lived in the dark and dreadful Harklights Match Factory and Orphanage, working tirelessly for greedy Old Ma Bogey. He only dreams of escaping, until one day a bird drops something impossible and magical at his feet - a tiny baby in an acorn cradle... As midnight chimes, Wick is visited by the Hobs, miniature protectors of the forest. Grateful for the kindness shown to their stolen child, they offer Wick the chance of a lifetime - escape from Harklights and begin a new life with them in the wild... Winner of the Joan Aiken Future Classics Prize, Harklights is a magical story celebrating family, friendship and the natural world, filled with a message of hope for our times.

The Magical Land of Birthdays

The Magical Land of Birthdays

Author: Amirah Kassem Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2021

The first in a delicious new middle-grade series by Flour Shop founder Amirah Kassem, an authority on the sweeter side of life! After receiving a magical cookbook and baking her special birthday cake, 10-year-old-wait, make that almost 11-year-old-Amirah is transported to the Magical Land of Birthdays, where she meets three of her birthday buddies from different corners of the world-kids who share her exact birthday and are also about to turn 11. In the Magical Land of Birthdays, a place filled with wonder and whimsy (and plenty of cake!), you can celebrate your birthday every moment of every day. As they explore the land, Amirah and her new friends learn about each other and the special bond they share, and discover exciting and wonderful birthday traditions from around the world.

Warriors: A Warrior's Choice

Warriors: A Warrior's Choice

Author: Erin Hunter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2021

A collection of three thrilling, never-before-seen novellas in the #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series: Blackfoot's Reckoning, Daisy's Kin, and Spotfur's Rebellion. Discover untold stories about three cats of the warrior Clans: a ShadowClan leader's path to redemption; a ThunderClan cat forced to choose between her past and future; and a young warrior's choice to defy her leader for the good of all five Clans. Spectacular new adventures await both first-time readers and dedicated fans of the New York Times bestselling series that has sold more than twenty-eight million copies!

Trouble with Tattle-Tails (The Fables Stables Book #2)

Trouble with Tattle-Tails (The Fables Stables Book #2)

Author: Jonathan Auxier, Olga Demidova Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/05/2021

Book 2 in The Fabled Stables series from New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Auxier introduces a new one-of-a-kind creature: the Tattle-Tail! Auggie and his magical companions are tending to the Fabled Stables when the building shakes and shudders to make room for a new arrival: the Tattle-Tail. Auggie and friends travel through the portal to a town called Rainbow's End in search of this mysterious creature. Auggie assumes that the Tattle-Tail is in danger, but he learns that it's actually the town that needs rescuing . . . from an infestation of Tattle-Tails! These talking tails have taken over, attaching themselves to every backside in town (including Auggie's!). The Tails tattle on whomever they're attached to: She picked her nose! He just double-dipped! The constant stress of being tattled on has thrown all of Rainbow's End into chaos! Soon, Auggie and friends hatch a plan to collect the Tattle-Tails and bring them safely to the Stables--foiling a pair of evil bank robbers along the way.

The Devil's Thief

The Devil's Thief

Author: Lisa Maxwell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2021

In this spellbinding sequel to the New York Times bestselling The Last Magician, Esta and Harte set off on a cross-country chase through time to steal back the elemental stones they need to save the future of magic. Hunt the Stones. Beware the Thief. Avenge the Past. Esta's parents were murdered. Her life was stolen. And everything she knew about magic was a lie. She thought the Book of Mysteries held the key to freeing the Mageus from the Order's grasp, but the danger within its pages was greater than she ever imagined. Now the Book's furious power lives inside Harte. If he can't control it, it will rip the world apart to get its revenge, and it will use Esta to do it. To bind the power, Esta and Harte must track down four elemental stones scattered across the continent. But the world outside the city is nothing like they expected. There are Mageus beyond the Brink not willing to live in the shadows-and the Order isn't alone in its mission to crush them. In St. Louis, the extravagant World's Fair hides the first stone, but an old enemy is out for revenge and a new enemy is emerging. And back in New York, Viola and Jianyu must defeat a traitor in a city on the verge of chaos. As past and future collide, time is running out to rewrite history-even for a time-traveling thief.

The Serpent's Curse

The Serpent's Curse

Author: Lisa Maxwell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2021

Leigh Bardugo's Six of Crows meets Alexandra Bracken's Passenger in this spellbinding conclusion the vivid and compelling (BCCB), New York Times bestselling Last Magician series. Evade the Serpent. Heed the Curse. Rewrite the Present. Esta isn't a stranger to high-stakes heists. She's a seasoned thief who has no reservations about using her affinity for time to give her an edge, and she's trained her whole life for one mission: travel back to 1902 New York, steal the ancient Book of Mysteries, and use its power to destroy the Brink and free the Mageus from the Order's control. But the Book held a danger that no one anticipated-Seshat, an angry goddess was trapped within its pages. Now that terrible power lives within Harte, and if given the chance, Seshat will use Esta to destroy the world and take her revenge. Only Esta and Harte stand in her way. Yet in their search to recover the elemental stones needed to bind Seshat's power, Esta and Harte have found themselves stranded in time with a continent between them. As Esta fights to get back to Harte, the Order is no longer the only obstacle standing in her way. Saving Harte-and magic itself-will put even Esta's skills to the test. And all the while, another danger grows, one more terrible than both Seshat and the Order combined...

Illusionary

Illusionary

Author: Zoraida Cordova Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/05/2021

The most wanted rebel returns in Zoraida Cordova's gripping conclusion to the Hollow Crown duology. For years, she was wielded as a weapon. Now it's her time to fight back. Reeling from betrayal at the hands of the Whispers, Renata Convida is a girl on the run. With few options and fewer allies, she's reluctantly joined forces with none other than Prince Castian, her most infuriating and intriguing enemy. They're united by a lofty goal: find the fabled Knife of Memory, kill the ruthless King Fernando, and bring peace to the nation. Together, Ren and Castian have a chance to save everything, if only they can set aside their complex and intense feelings for each other. With the king's forces on their heels at every turn, their quest across Puerto Leones and beyond leaves little room for mistakes. But the greatest danger is within Ren-the Gray, her fortress of stolen memories, has begun to crumble, threatening her grip on reality. She'll have to control her magics-and her mind-to unlock her power and protect the Moria people once and for all. Praise for Zoraida Cordova 'Epic and spellbinding' Dhonielle Clayton, New York Times bestselling author of The Belles series 'Compelling' Sara Holland, New York Times bestselling author of Everless 'Brilliant' Kat Howard, author of An Unkindness of Magicians

Illusionary

Illusionary

Author: Zoraida Cordova Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/05/2021

The most wanted rebel returns in Zoraida Cordova's gripping conclusion to the Hollow Crown duology. For years, she was wielded as a weapon. Now it's her time to fight back. Reeling from betrayal at the hands of the Whispers, Renata Convida is a girl on the run. With few options and fewer allies, she's reluctantly joined forces with none other than Prince Castian, her most infuriating and intriguing enemy. They're united by a lofty goal: find the fabled Knife of Memory, kill the ruthless King Fernando, and bring peace to the nation. Together, Ren and Castian have a chance to save everything, if only they can set aside their complex and intense feelings for each other. With the king's forces on their heels at every turn, their quest across Puerto Leones and beyond leaves little room for mistakes. But the greatest danger is within Ren-the Gray, her fortress of stolen memories, has begun to crumble, threatening her grip on reality. She'll have to control her magics-and her mind-to unlock her power and protect the Moria people once and for all. Praise for Zoraida Cordova 'Epic and spellbinding' Dhonielle Clayton, New York Times bestselling author of The Belles series 'Compelling' Sara Holland, New York Times bestselling author of Everless 'Brilliant' Kat Howard, author of An Unkindness of Magicians

Otherland

Otherland

Author: Louie Stowell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

Otherland is a dangerous magical underworld - a place where appearances can be deceiving and anything can happen. A world of gods, vampires, and fairies. It's also... horrible. When life-long friends Myra and Rohan discover that Rohan's baby sister Shilpa has been stolen and taken to Otherland, the only way to rescue her is by taking part in a deadly game - three impossible challenges set by the Fairy Queen of Otherland. Win the game, and Rohan and Myra can go home with Shilpa - but lose, and they'll be trapped in Otherland forever... A darkly funny, action-packed fantasy adventure, perfect for fans of Malamander, Stranger Things, Coraline and Pan's Labyrinth, from the author of the highly-acclaimed Dragon in the Library series.

The Magical Bookshop

The Magical Bookshop

Author: Katja Frixe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

Mrs Owl had a knack for finding the perfect book for every customer, before they even realised what it was they were looking for. What do you do when your best friend moves away? Clara takes comfort in her favourite place: Mrs Owl's bookshop. Surrounded by books that spring to life, a rhyming cat and mounds of cinnamon buns, Clara never feels alone. But someone is determined to close the bookshop down. Now it's up to Clara and her new friends to save it.