Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow US Hardcover

Author(s): Jessica Townsend

Fiction (8 to 12 years)

Ideal for fans of the Harry Potter series and Neil Gaiman, this breathtaking, enchanting new series from a debut author is about a cursed girl who escapes death and finds herself in a magical world--but is then tested beyond her wildest imagination.


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Praise for Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow A New York Times BestsellerAn IndieBook Bestseller#1 Kid's Indie Next List Pick#1 Amazon Best Children's Book of the Year "Poignant....A Harry Potter-esque adventure."--Time Magazine "Poignant...a Harry Potter-esque adventure."--Time Magazine "Jessica Townsend's Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow is more than just a spectacular debut. Exciting, charming, and wonderfully imagined, it's the sort of delightful, grand adventure destined to be many a reader's favorite book."--Trenton Lee Stewart, New York Times bestselling author of The Mysterious Benedict Society series and The Secret Keepers "Townsend knows how to keep the pages turning in this fast-paced story."--Booklist "Townsend's debut novel is a tour de force of fantastical invention, revealing original conceits with each page-turn."--The Horn Book * "[A] spellbinding debut... Morrigan is a captivating heroine, filled with moxie and wit... Whimsical worldbuilding, humorous dialogue, and colorful supporting characters compliment an adventurous, magic-filled plot that champions bravery, self-confidence, and hope."--Publishers Weekly, starred review * "Readers will leap into this captivating world brimming with witty characters and unforgettable adventures. A perfect fit for fans of Harry Potter and Percy Jackson."--School Library Connection, starred review * "Readers, like Morrigan herself, will feel at home in this evocative novel where magic and confidence go hand in hand. An excellent and exciting work."--School Library Journal, starred review "The magical elements are well-written and clever....but the core of this novel lies in Morrigan's realization of her own value, of being a person worth attention and affection. A dark, mystical, and emotional look at a girl who has a complex relationship with magic in a sophisticated and lushly described world."--The Bulletin

Jessica Townsend lives on the Sunshine Coast in Australia, but has lived on and off in London for a few years. She was a copywriter for eight years, and in a previous role, was the editor of a children's wildlife magazine for Steve Irwin's Australia Zoo. Nevermoor is her first novel.

General Fields

  • : 9780316508889
  • : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • : 0.522
  • : September 2017
  • : 193mm X 145mm X 43mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jessica Townsend
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : FIC
  • : 480
  • : Illustrations, unspecified