The language of thorns : midnight tales and ... Read More
- 1 of 1 copy available at George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library.
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
- ISBN: 9781250122520
- ISBN: 125012252X
- ISBN: 9781250167088
- ISBN: 1250167086
- ISBN: 9781250167095
- ISBN: 1250167094
- ISBN: 9781250173928
- ISBN: 1250173922
242 pages : color illustrations, map ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Imprint, 2017.
- Copyright: ©2017
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Zemeni Ayama and the Thorn Wood -- Ravkan The ... Read More
"Travel to Grishnaverse, a world of dark bargains ... Read More
- Baker & Taylor
A collection of folklore-inspired stories set in the world of her best-selling Grishaverse novels includes three new tales of dark bargains, talking beasts and lovelorn quests, in a volume complemented by spot art and six richly detailed, full-spread illustrations. Simultaneous eBook.
- Baker & Taylor
Presents a collection of six short stories that transports readers to familiar and strange magical lands with haunted towns, hungry woods, talking beasts, and gingerbread golems.
- McMillan Palgrave
See the Grishaverse come to life on screen with Shadow and Bone, now a Netflix original series.
Inspired by myth, fairy tale, and folklore, #1 New York Times-bestselling author Leigh Bardugo has crafted a deliciously atmospheric collection of short stories filled with betrayals, revenge, sacrifice, and love.
Enter the Grishaverse...
Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns.
Travel to a world of dark bargains struck by moonlight, of haunted towns and hungry woods, of talking beasts and gingerbread golems, where a young mermaid's voice can summon deadly storms and where a river might do a lovestruck boy's bidding but only for a terrible price.
Perfect for new readers and dedicated fans, the tales in The Language of Thorns will transport you to lands both familiar and strangeâto a fully realized world of dangerous magic that millions have visited through the novels of the Grishaverse.
This collection of six stories includes three brand-new tales, each of them lavishly illustrated and culminating in stunning full-spread illustrations as rich in detail as the stories themselves.
An Imprint Book
This title has Common Core connections.
A New York Times Bestseller
"Lushly designed and wonderfully rendered ... Bardugo doesnât twist familiar tales so much as rip them open." âBooklist, starred review
"Strong writing, compelling stories, and gorgeous illustrations make this collection a must-have." âSchool Library Journal, starred review
"Beautiful imagery conceived from precise, beautiful prose; beautiful cover image and interior illustrations that creep across each page toward a beautiful consummation; beautiful lands inhabited by beautiful hearts." âVOYA, starred review
"Elegantly crafted...stylishly intricate illustrations...all fans of the darker side of folktales and folktale-like stories will find the stories satisfyingly full of pain, danger, and vengeance." âThe Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review
"Gorgeously otherworldly...Any lover of retellings or original fairy tales will enjoy." âKirkus Reviews
âGorgeous, cruel and almost wistful windows onto the dreamscapes and hard lessons of [Bardugoâs] alternate universe â¦ fairy tales with all the darkness intact.â âNPR Book Review
"Those who seem innocent are shown to be guilty, one-dimensional characters become more complicated, and mothers who once were absent are given presence and power.â âMashable
"This new collection will intrigue, awe, frighten, and inspire both stalwart fans and new readers looking for a heady spoonful of fantasy.â âHypable
"This nightmare-inducing collection is short but powerful, each tale as brilliant and absorbing as the one before... brilliant storytellingâ âRomantic Times
"Marvelous tales, as full of twists and delights and strangeness as anything found in the Grimm Brothers. Leigh Bardugo is a master." âKelly Link, author of Get in Trouble
Read all the books in the Grishaverse!
The Shadow and Bone Trilogy
(previously published as The Grisha Trilogy)
Shadow and Bone
Siege and Storm
Ruin and Rising
The Six of Crows Duology
Six of Crows
The King of Scars Duology
King of Scars
The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic
The Severed Moon: A Year-Long Journal of Magic
Praise for the Grishaverse
âA master of fantasy.â âThe Huffington Post
âUtterly, extremely bewitching.â âThe Guardian
âThis is what fantasy is for.â âThe New York Times Book Review
â[A] world that feels real enough to have its own passport stamp.â âNPR
âThe darker it gets for the good guys, the better.â âEntertainment Weekly
âSultry, sweeping and picturesque. . . . Impossible to put down.â âUSA Today
âThereâs a level of emotional and historical sophistication within Bardugoâs original epic fantasy that sets it apart.â âVanity Fair
âUnlike anything Iâve ever read.â âVeronica Roth, bestselling author of Divergent
âBardugo crafts a first-rate adventure, a poignant romance, and an intriguing mystery!â âRick Riordan, bestselling author of the Percy Jackson series
- McMillan Palgrave
#1 New York Times-bestselling author Leigh Bardugo crafts a collection of tales inspired by the world of her bestselling novels, the Grishaverse.
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