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Windlord (The De Danann Tales #1)

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In this first book of the De Danann series, two children are taken back in time to become reluctant participants in a flight from the isle of De Dannan. They join a group of young teens in an attempt to rescue the Sacred Book of Windlord from the island's vicious and powerful emperor, Balor, and his reptilian warriors.
Paperback, 176 pages
Published January 1st 1991 by Wolfhound Press
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Clare O'Beara
Nov 23, 2014 Clare O'Beara rated it it was amazing
This is the first of three tales: Windlord, Earthlord and Firelord.

A brother and sister whose parents are preoccupied archaeologists discover that they can travel back in time to the Celtic past. They meet good and bad intent among the characters and luckily for them, manage to befriend the Windlord who can summon the air.

This is a great fun, fast-paced adventure and the author has since written many more Celtic fantasies. While this is a young adult book, adult fantasy fans could easily enjoy
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Gavin
Oct 04, 2013 Gavin rated it it was amazing
so glad i finally got my hands on these books onto Earthlordnext , hope to get more of Michael Scott older books when i get a chance :D
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Aug 29, 2012 Dermo rated it really liked it
I read this about 16 years ago, and it blew my mind. it'd be great to find a copy somewhere, although I'd be worried about ruining the childhood magic...
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Feb 19, 2012 Orla rated it it was amazing
This is out of print now but probably one of the best modern, Irish fantasy series. It's moving, witty, sad, realistic and fun.

Moreover the badies are scary and the magic is cool.
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Irish-born Michael Scott began writing over thirty years ago, and is one of Ireland's most successful and prolific authors, with over one hundred titles to his credit, spanning a
variety of genres, including Fantasy, Science Fiction and Folklore.

He writes for both adults and young adults and is published in thirty-seven countries, in over twenty languages.

Praised for his “unparalleled contribution
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