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  • Published: 20 December 2012
  • ISBN: 9781446498590
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

Wyrmeweald: Returner's Wealth




Book One of a new three-part fantasy by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell set in Wyrmeweald, where awesome dragon-like beasts roam supreme. Think AVATAR - with dragons.

Seventeen-year-old Micah, enters the wyrmeweald full of hope to return home having made his fortune. But this is a land where wyrmes, fabulous dragon-like beasts, roam wild and reign supreme. In Wyrmeweald man is both hunter and hunted - and Micah may never return alive, let alone a hero... He soon finds a chance to prove his worth when he meets with Eli, a veteran tracker, and together they defend a rare whitewyrme egg and its precious hatchling. But the fledgling wyrme has its own guardian in the shape of the beautiful, brave and dangerous Thrace. Thrace and Micah should never mix - but the magnetism between them is strong. Together they join forces on a mission to rescue the hatchling - and seek vengenace for lost loved-ones.

A truly immersive fantasy epic: full of thrilling, high octane action; powerful romance and a cast of credible, colourful characters.

  • Pub date: 20 December 2012
  • ISBN: 9781446498590
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

About the Authors

Paul Stewart

Paul Stewart is a highly regarded author of books for young readers - everything from picture books to football stories, fantasy and horror. Together with Chris Riddell, he is co-creator of the bestselling Edge Chronicles series, which has sold over three million books and is now available in over thirty languages. They are also co-creators of the Far-Flung Adventure series, which includes Fergus Crane, Gold Smarties Prize Winner, Corby Flood and Hugo Pepper, Silver Nestle Prize Winners, and the Barnaby Grimes Series.

Chris Riddell

Chris Riddell is an acclaimed artist of children’s books and a political cartoonist for the Observer. Amongst other titles, Chris illustrates the Ottoline young fiction series and the Goth Girl series, as well as working closely with Paul Stewart on the Edge Chronicles and Wyrmeweald. Children's Laureate from 2015-2017, he has won many awards for his work, including the Nestlé Gold Award, the UNESCO Award for Something Else and the rare honour of three Kate Greenaway Medals.


Praise for Wyrmeweald: Returner's Wealth

“This rollicking story of love and dragons kicks off the new adventure series from the creators of The Edge Chronicles . . . Intricate drawings match the imaginative language”

Financial Times

“Original fantasy in an overcrowded genre can be difficult to find, but Stewart and Riddell have struck story-telling gold”

Keith Gray, Scotsman


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