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Of Giants and Ice: The Ever Afters, Book 1

By Darienne Stewart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Derivative but fun fairy-tale adventure.

Book Shelby Bach Fantasy 2012
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OF GIANTS AND ICE, the first in the Ever Afters series, is a fun read for elementary-school-age fantasy fans. It owes a considerable debt to Harry Potter and others in the magical school genre: an uncertain hero saddled with high expectations, loyal friends who rise above their bickering, wise teachers with questionable motives, a super-villain gathering up power to battle to the hero, etc. Rudimentary storytelling and a lack of imaginative richness result in a slight but enjoyable adventure.

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