Skandar and the Unicorn Thief
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Unicorns don’t belong in fairy tales; they belong in nightmares.
Skandar Smith has always yearned to leave the Mainland and escape to the secretive Island, where wild, bloodthirsty unicorns roam free. He’s spent years studying for his Hatchery exam, the annual test that selects a handful of Mainlander thirteen-year-olds to train to become unicorn riders. But on the day of Skandar’s exam, things go horribly wrong, and his hopes are shattered...until a mysterious figure knocks on his door at midnight, bearing a message: the Island is in peril and Skandar must answer its call.
Skandar is thrust into a world of epic sky battles, dangerous clashes with wild unicorns, and rumors of a mysterious figure amassing a murderous unicorn army. And the closer Skandar grows to his newfound friends and community of riders, the harder it becomes to keep his secrets—especially when he discovers their lives may all be in graver danger than he ever imagined.
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Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Publication Date: 05-03-2022
Product Dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.82(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years
Series: Skandar , #1
A.F. Steadman grew up in the Kent countryside, getting lost in fantasy worlds and scribbling stories in notebooks. Before focusing on writing, she worked in law, until she realized that there wasn’t nearly enough magic involved. Skandar and the Unicorn Thief is her debut novel.