The Lost Rainforest : Mez's Magic
by Eliot Schrefer and Emilia Dziubak


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An action-packed and hilarious animal fantasy adventure from New York Times bestselling author and National Book Award finalist Eliot Schrefer, "this new series stunner" ( Kirkus starred review) will thrill fans of Warriors and Spirit Animals.  Read more...


 
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More About The Lost Rainforest by Eliot Schrefer; Emilia Dziubak
 
 
 
Overview

An action-packed and hilarious animal fantasy adventure from New York Times bestselling author and National Book Award finalist Eliot Schrefer, "this new series stunner" (Kirkus starred review) will thrill fans of Warriors and Spirit Animals.

Caldera has forever been divided into the animals who walk by night and those who walk by day. Nightwalker panthers, like young Mez and her sister, have always feared daywalkers as creatures of myth and legend.

Then Mez discovers that she can enter the daylight world, and she rushes to discover what it means to cross the Veil--and the extent of her newly uncovered magical powers--before a reawakened evil threatens everything she's ever known.

Now, with an unlikely group of animal friends--including a courageous bat, a scholarly tree frog, and an anxious monkey--Mez must unravel an ancient mystery and face her greatest fears, if they are to have any hope of saving their endangered rainforest home.


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780062491077
  • ISBN-10: 0062491075
  • Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
  • Publish Date: January 2018
  • Page Count: 368
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.9 x 1.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Fiction > Fantasy & Magic
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Action & Adventure - General
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Animals - Jungle Animals

 
BookPage Reviews

Between night and day

Panthers sleep during the day and prowl at night. That’s how it has been, and always will be. In The Lost Rainforest: Mez’s Magic, written by National Book Award finalist Eliot Schrefer, the daywalkers and the nightwalkers live separate lives and never mix. That is, until Mez the panther sneaks from her den at dawn and discovers another nightwalker with an astonishing story to tell.

The magic that keeps the nightwalkers asleep during the day and daywalkers asleep at night was broken only once in recent memory: An eclipse combined the magic of the sun and moon, changing every animal born during that time into shadowwalkers, who can cross the Veil and walk in light and dark. Now, Mez discovers a growing group of shadowwalkers—including an anaconda, a bat, a tree frog and a monkey—who become bound together by a larger purpose. They must stop the Ant Queen before she emerges and destroys Caldera, their rainforest home.

Filled with well-developed and extremely likable characters, Mez’s Magic is a fast-paced and broad-reaching first entry in a new series. Animal lovers and fans of adventure tales will get caught up in the tense and twisting action.

 

This article was originally published in the January 2018 issue of BookPage. Download the entire issue for the Kindle or Nook.

 
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