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Book Club: Skandar and the Unicorn Thief

Book Club: Skandar and the Unicorn Thief

Discover this month's book

Soar into a breathtaking world of heroes and unicorns as you’ve never seen them before in our July book club title, Skandar and the Unicorn Thief  by A.F. Steadman (Simon & Schuster). We’re delighted to bring you this epic fantasy adventure book to enjoy in a book club setting – whether with friends, family or your school mates.

Read an extract from the book here, or download our questions to use for discussion in your own book club.

Click here to watch all our brilliant videos with A.F. Steadman including her favourite book recommendations (also available here). Find out more about what books and reading mean to her and hear her read from her book, Skandar and the Unicorn Thief.

Don’t forget to check out our latest Book Club snack – this month you can get creative with an elemental platter!

WIN a copy of Skandar and the Unicorn Thief by A.F Steadman!

Five lucky readers can win a copy of Skandar and the Unicorn Thief – visit our competition page for details about how to enter!

Skandar and the Unicorn Thief

Skandar and the Unicorn Thief

Written by: A.F. Steadman
Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Thirteen-year-old Skandar Smith has only ever wanted to be a unicorn rider. To be one of the lucky few selected to hatch a unicorn. To bond with it for life; to train together and race for glory; to be a hero.

But just as Skandar’s dream is about to come true, things start to take a more dangerous turn than he could ever have imagined. A dark and twisted enemy has stolen the Island’s most powerful unicorn – and as the threat grows ever closer, Skandar discovers a secret that could blow apart his world forever . . .

Get ready for unlikely HEROES, elemental MAGIC, sky battles, ancient secrets, nail-biting races and FEROCIOUS UNICORNS, in this EPIC ADVENTURE series that will have your heart soaring.

Read an extract from the book here, or download our questions to use for discussion in your own book club.

Click here to watch all our brilliant videos with A.F. Steadman and don’t forget to check out our latest Book Club snack!

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About the author

A.F. Steadman

A.F. Steadman grew up in the Kent countryside, getting lost in fantasy worlds and scribbling stories in notebooks. Before focusing on writing, she worked in law, until she realized that there wasn’t nearly enough magic involved. Skandar and the Unicorn Thief is her debut novel.

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