Magicalia: Race of Wonders by Jennifer Bell

$17.99

“Up there with Skandar and Impossible Creatures. An absolute triumph!” Mel Taylor-Bessent

From the internationally bestselling author of Wonderscape and The Uncommoners, comes a spectacular new fantasy series for 9+ set in a world of magical creatures, ancient meteorites and secret organizations, irresistible to fans of PokémonSkandar and the Unicorn Thief and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

FEEL THE MAGIC. CONJURE THE IMPOSSIBLE.

When her dad is kidnapped by a woman with a giant hamstoceros, Bitsy and best friend Kosh are swept into a secret world of ancient meteorites and strange beasts called magicores, each conjured using a different emotion. Using a powerful bestiary called Magicalia, the friends must quickly become conjurors themselves, before following a trail of clues that will take them from London to India to Paris, in a race to rescue Bitsy’s dad from a mysterious villain…

PRAISE FOR MAGICALIA:

“Fun, fast and ferociously readable. Pokémon meets Diana Wynne Jones in this outstanding start to a fantastic series. Already one of my favourite books of 2024!” Elle McNicoll

Spectacular! A world-beating feat of imagination, as enthralling as it is exciting. Climb on board your ozoz, and hold on tight!” Sinéad O’Hart

“Jennifer Bell makes the impossible seem possible in this fantastical, pacy and hugely impressive story that’s filled with around-the-world adventure, intricate world building and magical creatures that are conjured from different emotions. It’s an absolute triumph!” Mel Taylor-Bessent