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Valkyrie: The Runaway

Valkyrie: The Runaway

In the world of Asgard, living among Odin, Thor and Loki are the Valkyries of legend. Norse goddesses, reapers of souls from human battlefields – they have the power to cause death with just one touch.

Fourteen-year-old Freya is a Valkyrie – but she has not followed in the footsteps of the legends before her. She has been to the World of Man to befriend humans – and not to reap their souls.

Now she must return to the World of Man on a new quest to track down the runaway Valkyrie of legend. There she will discover a dark secret that leads her to the Land of the Frost Giants where she must take on new enemies. But this time she has friends to rely on, and lots more to gain.

Enter a new Valkyrie legend …

‘Kate O’Hearn serves up a winning mix of modern adventure and classic fantasy.’ Rick Riordan, author of Percy Jackson
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Genre: Designed / Suitable For National Curriculum / For National Curriculum Key Stage 2 / Suitable For Uk Curricula & Examinations

On Sale: 1st May 2014

Price: £7.99

ISBN-13: 9781444916621

Reviews

"Anyone who enjoys Greek mythology will find much to love in Pegasus and the Flame. Kate O'Hearn serves up a winning mix of modern adventure and classic fantasy."
Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson series
'has really captured readers' imaginations'
The Bookseller
'A magical and mighty read befitting a story set in the world of the gods ... A richly imagined adventure that blends myth and reality into a story of heroics and heroism.'
Julia Eccleshare, LoveReading4kids
PRAISE FOR SHADOW OF THE DRAGON: 'Great characters, good comedy, action, adventure and dragons. What more could a young fantasy fan ask for?'
The Bookbag
'an exciting, fast-paced adventure filled with strong female protagonists.'
School Librarian
'an action packed, gripping adventure story bringing the world of fantasy directly to a young female readership. Kate O'Hearn is perhaps the Anne McAffrey for the twenty-first century.'
School Librarian
'... packed with action'
Carousel
'This is a fine tale of high fantasy ... catches your imagination and heart.'
Kiss the Book
'This exhilarating story captures the reader's interest from the opening interaction between Kira and her parents to the breathless conclusion.'
VOYA
Contemporary and mythological worlds collide in an exciting new adventure based on Norse mythology from the Pegasus series author. It looks very strong and there's plenty to appeal to her fans: a feisty heroine, monstrous creatures and epic battles.
Children's Bookseller
"Anyone who enjoys Greek mythology will find much to love in Pegasus and the Flame. Kate O'Hearn serves up a winning mix of modern adventure and classic fantasy."
Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson series
'has really captured readers' imaginations'
The Bookseller
'A magical and mighty read befitting a story set in the world of the gods ... A richly imagined adventure that blends myth and reality into a story of heroics and heroism.'
Julia Eccleshare, LoveReading4kids
PRAISE FOR SHADOW OF THE DRAGON: 'Great characters, good comedy, action, adventure and dragons. What more could a young fantasy fan ask for?'
The Bookbag
'an exciting, fast-paced adventure filled with strong female protagonists.'
School Librarian
'an action packed, gripping adventure story bringing the world of fantasy directly to a young female readership. Kate O'Hearn is perhaps the Anne McAffrey for the twenty-first century.'
School Librarian
'... packed with action'
Carousel
'This is a fine tale of high fantasy ... catches your imagination and heart.'
Kiss the Book
'This exhilarating story captures the reader's interest from the opening interaction between Kira and her parents to the breathless conclusion.'
VOYA
Contemporary and mythological worlds collide in an exciting new adventure based on Norse mythology from the Pegasus series author. It looks very strong and there's plenty to appeal to her fans: a feisty heroine, monstrous creatures and epic battles.
Children's Bookseller