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The Goblin King (Sophie and the Shadow Woods #1)

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Exciting new 6 book character-led series for 7+ girls who love adventure!

Very few people ever enter the Shadow Woods, for these woods are like no others. Hidden deep within them is the Gateway to the Shadow Realm - a dark and chaotic world where all kinds of gruesome creatures live...

On her tenth birthday, tomboy Sophie learns she is the Guardian of the magical gateway, an
ebook, 144 pages
Published April 28th 2011 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Elfeeza Ul Haq
This book is awesome. It is fast-paced and action packed. He story is easy to follow and flows perfectly. The main character, Sophie, is badass and funny. Sam, her best friend and partner in crime is so lovable. I read a similar book earlier this week but that one deals with monsters and was not so well-written whereas this book has more of a Buffy the Vampire Slayer kind of vibe and is more fantasy than urban fantasy. I love this book. I can't wait to get my hands on the rest of the books in th ...more
Jul 26, 2014 Heike rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Spannendes Kinderbuch indem Sophie an ihrem 10. Geburtstag zur Wächterin des Schlüssels zum Tor der Schattenwelt wird. Zusammen mit ihrem Freund Sam kämpft sie gegen Tintenkappenkobolde, die den Schlüssel geklaut haben,und schlägt sie in die Flucht. Nur leider flieht der König mitsamt dem Schlüssel. Wird es Sophie gelingen den Schlüssel zurück zu bekommen???

In Band 2 geht das Abenteuer weiter...
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This book series was, I think, the thing that started my book craze. And therefore is the reason that I have book stacks everywhere and a bunch of crazy, geeky, nerdy friends. And I love it for that reason. I have always been a true believer in girl power and no books have ever depicted it to me as much as this one. It is truly special and holds a big space in my heart.
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Linda Chapman was born in Liverpool in 1969. She had many different jobs before becoming a full-time writer in 1999. She worked as a theatre stage manager, a dog trainer, a bookseller, a nanny, a teacher and a research assistant. She has written over 120 books for children, some under her own name, others under different names including the Superpowers series under the name Alex Cliff. Linda lives ...more
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