Far, far away, jutting out into the emptiness beyond, lies the Edge. Filled with strange peoples and terrifying creatures, this is a world unlike any other, where action–and danger–await at every turn. Abandoned at birth in the dangerous Deepwoods, young Twig has been brought up by a family of woodtrolls. He has always thought he was one of them, until, one cold night, he finds out he’s not. Soon he sets off to find out who he really is, and he does the unthinkable–he strays from the path. So begins the heart-stopping adventure that will take Twig through a nightmarish world of goblins and trogs, bloodthirsty beasts and flesh-eating trees. Only two things keep Twig going: the hopes of discovering his true identity and finding his destiny. Step to the Edge and enter a thrilling new fantasy series filled with amazing characters and unimaginable adventures–and see for yourself what lies beyond!
From the Compact Disc edition.
About Paul Stewart
Paul Stewart is the co-creator of the bestselling Edge Chronicles series, with Chris Riddell. He is also the author of a number of previous titles for children including The Wakening.
About Chris Riddell
Chris Riddell is the co-creator of the bestselling Edge Chronicles series, with Paul Stewart. He has illustrated many children’s books including the award-winning Pirate Diary. He is also the political cartoonist for the Guardian and Observer newspapers.Talking to Paul Stewart… More about Chris Riddell
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Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell on Classroom Cast
Published by Listening Library (Audio) Jul 26, 2005| 377 Minutes| Middle Grade (10 and up)| ISBN 9780307245151