To Be a King (Guardians of Ga'Hoole #11)
In this final book of the Legends trilogy Hoole reclaims the thrown of his father and goes on to wage a war against the forces of chaos, greed and oppression led by the powerful warlord-tyrants. Grank, the ...more
The things I liked about this book in particular were the creative new characters, a new romance, and Hoole's transition from being a chick to an adult, from being a follower to a leader. Part of the book centers on the forces of evil (Pleek, Ygryk, Kreeth, and Lutta, Pleek and Ygryk's "daughter ...more
Published by Scholastic, "To Be a King" is a compelling adventure story told from multiple POV's. Authored by Kathryn Lasky, "To Be a King" is recommended for every fantasy reader out there. What makes this book so enjoyable is the amazingly twisted plot and the absolutely entertaining characters.
One of the first things that caught my eye was the plot development. During the entire story, new discoveries are made as Hoole becomes determined to become the king his people need. A scene that intere...more
Hoole amasses a huge army to fight against the hagfiends and the rogue forces of the North and to save his father's palace was melting from rot. Hoole's tree is infiltrated by a hag(ish)fiend that can transform though once she arrives she realizes her mission to steal the Ember is much harder than she anticipated now that she has a gizzard and begins to experience feelings.
The real Emerilla is missing only to be fou ...more