TAMORA PIERCE creates worlds you'll fall in love with. A captivating author, whose books combine the drama and action of The Lord of the Rings with the characters girls love - J.R.R. Tolkien meets Jacqueline Wilson! Alanna is feisty and brave, and she wants to be a knight. But she's a girl, and girls don't get to be knights. So she decides to travel to Tortall disguised as a boy. It's crazy and dangerous, but it's also just the beginning of Alanna's big adventure.
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Beloved author Tamora Pierce has written a great number of books, including The Song of the Lioness quartet, The Immortals quartet, The Circle of Magic quartet, The Protector of the Small quartet, The Circle Opens quartet, the Trickster series, The Will of the Empress, Melting Stones, and the Beka Cooper series. She lives in New York and can be visited at TamoraPierce.com.Review:
“This series is sprightly, filled with adventure and marvelously satisfying.”–School Library Journal
“Alanna’s world is a harsh one, but believeable. . . . This fantasy provides food for introspection as well as flights of imagination in a magical kingdom.”–Kirkus Reviews
“Lively and enjoyable, with a strong, vigorous heroine.”
–The Horn Book Magazine on The Woman Who Rides Like a Man
“It has the appeal of good winning over evil and of the resilient courage of a believeably heroic female protagonist.”
–The Bulletin on Lioness Rampant
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Book Description Scholastic Point, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110439968216
Book Description Scholastic Point, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0439968216