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Written by: Abi Elphinstone
Publisher: Simon & Schuster

It is midnight in Crackledawn – a midnight full of magic. Sea dragons stir in the depths of the ocean, silver whales surface beneath the moon and sand goblins line the shores. Everyone is waiting for the phoenix, the guardian of the kingdom’s magic, to rise up from the forests of Everdark. But there is no sign of the phoenix tonight. Something else surges up out of Everdark instead: a harpy bent on stealing Crackledawn’s magic.

It is up to an eleven-year-old girl called Smudge and an eccentric monkey called Bartholomew to set sail beyond the legendary Northswirl and stop the harpy before it’s too late.

So, grab your compass and roll down your sail – the first adventure in THE UNMAPPED CHRONICLES is about to begin…

Click on the image below to take a sneak peek at a few pages from Everdark:

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Reviews from Toppsta

“I enjoyed the story very much it kept me interested all the way through and I liked how the book uses a great range of vocabulary.” – Read by a child aged 11

“I liked that it was very descriptive, and from the way it was written, you could imagine exactly how things would be. This was very helpful as there were no illustrations. I also enjoyed the enchanted element of the book, which is quite new to me, as i don’t normally read books like this. A great book for girls and boys.” – Read by a child aged 9

“Brilliant book about a girl who doesn’t fit in and has an IQ level of -3. But the girl is inquisitive and loves exploring. I would recommend this book for 8 to 11 year olds.” – Read by a child aged 11

You can read more reviews for Everdark over on Toppsta

    About the Author

    Abi Elphinstone

    Abi Elphinstone grew up in Scotland where she spent most of her childhood running wild across the moors, hiding in tree houses and building dens in the woods. After being coaxed out of her tree house, she studied English at Bristol University and then worked as an English teacher in Africa, Berkshire and London. She is the author of The Dreamsnatcher, The Shadow Keeper, The Night Spinner and Sky Song. Abi has been shortlisted for numerous awards and Sky Song was selected as a Waterstones Children’s Book of the Month. When she’s not writing Abi volunteers for Beanstalk, speaks in schools and travels the world looking for her next story. Her latest adventures include living with the Kazakh Eagle Hunters in Mongolia and dog-sledding across the Artic.

    Facebook: abielphinstone
    Instagram: @moontrugger