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Feb 08, 2011
| ISBN 9780375896934
| Middle Grade (8-12)
Feb 08, 2011 | ISBN 9780375896934 | Middle Grade (8-12)
“A smart choice for die-hard fantasy lovers. . . . Fans of Cornelia Funke’s Inkheart trilogy will approve.”–BooklistAmos Daragon’s life changes forever the day a mermaid gives him a mask capable of harnessing the strength of the wind—and appoints Amos as the new Mask Wearer. His task: to find the masks for the other elements, earth, fire, and water. Only then will Amos be fully empowered to battle the evil forces that threaten to destroy the balance of nature and plunge the world into darkness.To fulfill his destiny, Amos must make his way to the mysterious woods of Tarkasis. But a wicked sorcerer is terrorizing the land, searching for a skull pendant that was stolen from him—a pendant that conceals a secret weapon. What will Amos do when the pendant falls into his hands? Will Beorf, a boy who can morph into a bear, and Medusa, a snake-haired gorgon, turn out to be friend or foe? And will Amos master any of his newfound skills as Mask Wearer in time to face a formidable enemy? His chanllenges are great . . . and they’re just beginning.
BRYAN PERRO is the author of Amos Daragon, a 12-book children’s fantasy series that is a bestseller in his native Quebec.
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