The Silver Swamp: A Branches Book (The Last Firehawk #8) (Paperback)

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By Katrina Charman, Judit Tondora (Illustrator)
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bTag and Skyla must rescue Blaze, in this action-packed fantasy adventure series!/b

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!

Blaze has been captured by giant birds! Tag and Skyla set off through the Cloud Kingdom to find her, using only their magical map as a guide. They must travel through the dangerous Silver Swamp, where threats are lurking around every corner. Will they be able to rescue Blaze? And will these friends get one step closer to discovering Blaze's family of lost firehawks? This fully-illustrated series makes a great introduction to fantasy and quest stories for younger readers!

About the Author

Katrina Charman was the recipient of the SCBWI British Isles' Margaret Carey scholarship for fiction in 2013, and in 2014 she was one of the winners of the SCBWI's Undiscovered Voices competition. Katrina's first children's book, the early reader IThe Ninjabread Man/I, was published with Franklin Watts (UK) in July 2015. The Last Firehawk is her first early chapter book series. Katrina lives in South East England with her husband and three daughters.

Judit Tondora was born in Hungary. She is an illustrator and graphic designer who has worked for various clients in the world of publishing and commercial design.

Praise For…

bA iPublishers Weekly/i bestselling series!/b

bPraise for iThe Crystal Caverns/i (The Last Firehawk #2):/b

"The myriad black-and-white images and easy-to-read text make this an apt read for those making the transition from early readers to longer books. The book includes reading comprehension questions and activities to help readers immerse themselves in Tag's world. A nifty addition to the series." -- iKirkus Reviews/i

bPraise for iThe Ember Stone/i (The Last Firehawk #1):/b

"The first book in this new series brings the animal fantasy genre to early chapter book readers... The adventure is nonstop, making this an ideal choice for reluctant readers. VERDICT: A strong beginning to an adventure series for chapter book readers, especially those who are not quite ready for Erin Hunter's 'Warriors' or Kathryn Lasky's 'Guardians of Ga'Hoole.'" -- iSchool Library Journal/i

"A promising start to a series for fledgling fantasy readers." -- iKirkus Reviews/i
Product Details
ISBN: 9781338565317
ISBN-10: 1338565311
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Publication Date: June 2nd, 2020
Pages: 96
Series: The Last Firehawk