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By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Hugely inventive story of kids in peril in fairy-tale world.

Book Marissa Burt Fantasy 2012
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As with many first-volume fantasy novels, there's a lot of background information for young readers to absorb in STORYBOUND. At times they may find themselves as bewildered as young Una, dropped all unknowing in a strange land.

But Una and her friends are strong, appealing characters, and Una's arrival is a catalyst that drives them to discover unsuspected sinister forces behind the social conventions they've always taken for granted. Suspense is high as they proceed along the path of discovery, acquiring knowledge and courage in the process, and there's plenty to intrigue readers and provoke further thought.

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