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First Hero

Book 1

By Adam Blade

  • Paperback
  • £6.99

From the dark, a hero arises.
Deadly Beasts. Brutal Combat. Impending War. Welcome to Avantia.

Tanner, a young boy living in the land of Avantia, has been chosen by a magnificent Beast - the young phoenix Firepos - to be her rider. It is their destiny to seek three other Beasts, and their Chosen Riders - for they have an epic task to undertake. Together they must do battle with the cruel warlord Derthsin and his terrible armies of destruction...

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  • ISBN: 9781408307472
  • Publication date: 01 Jul 2010
  • Page count: 192
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
An excellent introduction to fantasy. — Learning Support
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