The Naming by Alison Croggon audiobook

The Naming: The First Book of Pellinor

By Alison Croggon
Read by Eloise Oxer

Candlewick on Brilliance Audio 9780763626396

The Pellinor Series: Book 1

19.35 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9781441862785

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Maerad is a slave in a desperate and unforgiving settlement, taken there as a child when her family is destroyed in war. She doesn’t yet know she has inherited a powerful gift, one that marks her as a member of the noble School of Pellinor and enables her to see the world as no other can. It is only when she is discovered by Cadvan, one of the great Bards of Lirigon, that her true identity and extraordinary destiny unfold. Now, she and her mysterious teacher must embark on a treacherous, uncertain journey through a time and place where the forces of darkness wield an otherworldly terror.

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Maerad is a slave in a desperate and unforgiving settlement, taken there as a child when her family is destroyed in war. She doesn’t yet know she has inherited a powerful gift, one that marks her as a member of the noble School of Pellinor and enables her to see the world as no other can. It is only when she is discovered by Cadvan, one of the great Bards of Lirigon, that her true identity and extraordinary destiny unfold. Now, she and her mysterious teacher must embark on a treacherous, uncertain journey through a time and place where the forces of darkness wield an otherworldly terror.

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Author Bio: Alison Croggon

Author Bio: Alison Croggon

Alison Croggon writes in many genres, including criticism, theater, and prose. She is also the author of the acclaimed young-adult fantasy quartet, the Books of Pellinor. The first volume, The Gift, was nominated in two categories at the 2002 Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Speculative Fiction and named one of the Notable Books of 2003 by the Children’s Book Council of Australia. The US edition, The Naming, was judged a Top Ten Teen Read of 2005 by the editors of Amazon.com. In 2009 she was named Geraldine Pascall Critic of the Year for her theater criticism. She is a prizewinning poet, described by the Australian Book Review as “one of the most powerful lyric poets writing today.”

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 19.35
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English