Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King

Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King

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Don't miss The Rise of the Guardians , soon to be a major motion picture in theaters November 2012.

Before SANTA was SANTA, he was North, Nicholas St. North--a daredevil swordsman whose prowess with double scimitars was legendary. Like any swashbuckling young warrior, North seeks treasure and adventure, leading him to the fiercely guarded village of Santoff Claussen, said to be home to the greatest treasure in all the East, and to an even greater wizard, Ombric Shalazar. But when North arrives, legends of riches have given way to terrors of epic proportions! North must decide whether to seek his fortune...or save the village.

When our rebellious hero gets sucked into the chaos (literally), the fight becomes very personal. The Nightmare King and his evil Fearlings are ruling the night, owning the shadows, and sending waves of fear through all of Santoff Clausen. For North, this is a battle worth fighting...and, he's not alone. There are five other Guardians out there. He only has to find them in time.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2011.
ISBN: 9781442430488
1442430486
Branch Call Number: J JOY
Characteristics: 228 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Bass, L. G. (Laura Geringer)

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BookEMonster
Jan 15, 2018

Really original, fun, and well told story! Joyce is becoming one of my favourite authors! I think this series would appeal to fans of P.B. Kerr's Children of the Lamp series, however, it is for a younger reading audience. I can't wait to read the rest of this series!

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jaime_0
Oct 03, 2016

read all of this series you chums

Kereesa Jan 18, 2016

Cute and quick. Recommended for grades 3+.

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Peep1900
Sep 01, 2015

This series is beautiful!! I am looking forward for the last book coming out next year! Yay Nightlight!!

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bookfandomlover
Jun 25, 2013

I can't wait to read this book!
even though I am a teenager, I fell in love with the movie. I really want to read the background story.

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moonraptor
Jun 23, 2013

This book was entertaining, and would be an excellent read for children just starting more advanced chapter books. It had a variety of interesting characters, and the illustrations were charming. Overall, it made me smile.

jmiss Apr 14, 2013

Imaginative and fun, this is a great book to read with kids, especially if they enjoyed the Rise of the Guardians movie. I read this with my little sister and I loved it as much as she did (and I'm 19.)

Nothing bad, unless your family doesn't do magic. Otherwise, fantastic book.

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navy_dolphin_117 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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orange_tiger_1456 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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