Parents' Guide to

A Wizard Abroad

By Megan McDonald, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

High fantasy -- with a dose of Irish mythology.

Book Diane Duane Fantasy 1993
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 1 parent review

age 8+

It's ok

Just let your kid, however there is a couple mentions of sex. My son read it in first grade but didn't understand the word

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1 ):
Kids say (1 ):

Fantasy readers will find they are on familiar ground with this tale of a quest for the Fourth Treasure, and the awakening of the first three objects. But while Dairine has a definite role to play, it's never quite clear why Nita and Kit were called all the way to Ireland for this mission. The story rises to a fevered pitch that culminates in a strange battle scene. "... the drow exploded into fragments and splinters of stone that bled hot and splattered her with ichor that burned like drops of lava. Her wizard's shield took most of it, but a few drops got through ... and burned right through her clothes to her skin."

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