The Wizards of Once: Twice Magic by Cressida Cowell audiobook

The Wizards of Once: Twice Magic

By Cressida Cowell
Read by David Tennant

The Wizards of Once Series: Book 2

5.64 Hours 11/27/2018 Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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From the bestselling author of How to Train Your Dragon comes an exciting high-adventure series—set in a magical time, full of Wizards, Warriors, Giants, and Sprites. This was once the story of a young boy Wizard and a young girl Warrior who had been taught since birth to hate each other like poison. But now, the boy Wizard and girl Warrior have been brought together in the Badwoods and they have witnessed the shocking consequences of the Stone That Takes Away Magic. They will need to cast aside their differences once more—for an Evil Spell has broken free. It’s up to Xar and Wish to find the ingredients. But it means entering dangerous territory unannounced … Cressida Cowell brings her trademark wit to this spellbinding sequel, along with the stunning artwork and heartfelt adventure that has made her beloved around the world, weaving a story that is sure to transport readers to a world that will enchant and bewitch them.

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Summary

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Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

From the bestselling author of How to Train Your Dragon comes an exciting high-adventure series—set in a magical time, full of Wizards, Warriors, Giants, and Sprites.

This was once the story of a young boy Wizard and a young girl Warrior who had been taught since birth to hate each other like poison.

But now, the boy Wizard and girl Warrior have been brought together in the Badwoods and they have witnessed the shocking consequences of the Stone That Takes Away Magic. They will need to cast aside their differences once more—for an Evil Spell has broken free.

It’s up to Xar and Wish to find the ingredients. But it means entering dangerous territory unannounced …

Cressida Cowell brings her trademark wit to this spellbinding sequel, along with the stunning artwork and heartfelt adventure that has made her beloved around the world, weaving a story that is sure to transport readers to a world that will enchant and bewitch them.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Narrator David Tennant returns for this sequel. He gives each character a voice so distinct that this audiobook is comparable to a full-cast production…Characters have accents that represent a variety of dialects across the British Isles…[along with a] few occasions when characters share the songs of their clans. Tennant sings these beautifully. Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.” AudioFile
“In the sequel to Cowell’s The Wizards of Once, returning protagonists and reluctant allies Xar and Wish once again join forces, this time to battle a powerful and destructive spell.” Publishers Weekly
“This action-packed magical sequel to The Wizards of Once Cowell returns readers to a fantasy world chock-full of wizards and warriors, distrust, and discord…Magical mischief aside, this is a tale about parent-child relationships and the lengths to which the latter will go to gain the former’s respect…This is a cautionary tale demonstrating the danger of not taking children seriously.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author Bio: Cressida Cowell

Author Bio: Cressida Cowell

Cressida Cowell is the internationally bestselling author and illustrator of The Wizards of Once and the How to Train Your Dragon series. She grew up in London and on a small, uninhabited island off the west coast of Scotland and now lives in Hammersmith, England.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Fantasy
Runtime: 5.64
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English