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Goblins vs Dwarves (Goblins #2)

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An army of short, fat, hairy dwarves is tunnelling into goblin territory. They are digging under Clovenstone castle to steal its precious treasure.

Goblins love fighting, but Skarper and Henwyn's rowdy tribe is no match for the giant armoured moles of the enemy. They must seek the help of heroes, trolls and ghosts for a battle that will decide the fate of the goblins foreve
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Paperback, 334 pages
Published February 2013 by Marion Lloyd Books
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Karl Orbell
Mar 29, 2013 Karl Orbell rated it it was amazing
So, the tricky second album, or sequel even... Goblins, was a wonderful book, funny and clever, plenty of mischief and action. Ideal for it's target audience, around the age of ten, or thirty odd in my case. Not that this is Philip Reeve's first sequel, his books are generally magnificent. For an author I had never read five years ago, he is definitely in my top three now, along with Tolkien and Pratchett.

Was it any good then? Of course it was.

Henwyn and Scarper are back at Clovenstone, after th
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Julie Pike
Mar 23, 2013 Julie Pike rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed Goblins, the first in the series...so much so when I heard there was a sequel I hot footed to my local bumwipe shop to pre-order an early copy.
The story smoothly picks up where book one concluded, and the reader is right back in the heart of Clovenstone (which in my view is an absorbingly fresh take on a fantasy realm).
Henwyn and Scarper are literally thrown straight away into a new adventure, with all the previous book's characters in support....plus a host of interesting new o
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Oct 02, 2016 Angela rated it really liked it
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Wow, what a great tension/suspense filled book! All of our favorite characters are back along with some new surprising allies. The Dwarfs, on the orders of their mechanical brass Head, have ordered them to tunnel all the way to Clovenstone to drain the slowsilver from the great lake underneath. Since this is where the eggs come from that hatch into goblins, the removal of the slowsilver would mean the end of the goblins. How can the goblins fight this? As everyone knows, they are disor
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Edoardo Albert
May 17, 2014 Edoardo Albert rated it really liked it
More goblin fun with Skarper and his human friends. As good as 'Goblins'. My son and I are eagerly looking forward to the final volume in the trilogy, 'Goblin Quest'.
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Philip Reeve was born and raised in Brighton, where he worked in a bookshop for a number of years while also co-writing, producing and directing a number of no-budget theatre projects.

Philip then began illustrating and has since provided cartoons for around forty children's books, including the best-selling Horrible Histories, Murderous Maths and Dead Famous series.

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