Snake Ring in Flight Paperback / softback
by John Holroyd
The Snake Ring returns to help an innocent family triumph over an evilwizard... With strong moral messages threaded throughout, readers of9+ will enjoy this charming world of wizards and magic.
Snake Ring in Flight takes the young reader backin time to when magic was everywhere and wizardry was a serious business. Important people had their own private wizards: the king's wizard was Frederic,and the queen's sorceress was Friedabel.
There was even a trade union of sortscalled the `Wizardry Ladder'.
The top twenty members of which are responsiblefor the rules and making sure they are kept.
Breaking the rules can bringpunishment - as one wicked wizard called Fruminax discovers as he breaks threeimportant rules and is sentenced to live quietly in the village, only to usemagic to entertain children. Our story begins 15 years later, with Friedabel's familylittle suspecting that Fruminax is about to play out his master plan.
Itspurpose is to punish the family and leave him in possession of the magic SnakeRing.
He bewitches the granddaughter Belle and takes her away, laying a falsetrail for her brother to follow to the prince's castle.
Belle and Tom must findthe courage and faith to triumph over their trials, enlisting the power of theSnake Ring.
Will Fruminax's plan be foiled?Will Belle and Tom make it home? And when challenged to a magical contest byFruminax, will the hero win - or the villain...?
Praise forJohn Holroyd's previous books:"These are appealing stories." - British Fantasy Society"Each story inSnake Ring at Risk and Other Storiesfeatures a strong moral message and young characters, so it's easy for 9+readers to relate to them and understand actions and consequences." - Lovereading4kids
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 96 pages
- Publisher: Troubador Publishing
- Publication Date: 19/07/2018
- Category: Fantasy
- ISBN: 9781789013634