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The Golden Swift: The Silver Arrow, Book 2

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Marvelous magical train saga picks up steam.

Book Lev Grossman Fantasy 2022
Cover art of The Golden Swift

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age 6+

Based on 1 parent review

age 6+

Steam Trains and Their Tracks!

Hello, I think this book was very enjoyable for me. One of the things I thought was really cool was how in the book they were trying to help the world in every way they could. If something went wrong they kept on trying. I think the story is a very clever idea for a fictional book. I like the idea of the intercontinental railway. I like that the animals can talk. I like how Kate, the main character, was thrown into the adventure and she reminds me of myself because she always dreamed of having a big adventure and that’s exactly what she got! I hope if you read this book you enjoy it as much as I did. Happy reading!

Is It Any Good?

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Kids say: Not yet rated

Author Lev Grossman continues his magical train saga with a middle volume that ups the ante and takes the narrative in an exciting new direction. Kate and Tom -- and a likable cast of supporting animal characters -- learn a tough lesson about the fragility of the ecosphere, that climate change won't be fixed easily. Readers will again be transported by the book's raucous plot and eagerly await the concluding installment.

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