Search for the Star
The evil Shifter has captured the Indigo Star and gained control over the band of unicorns. As the Shifter's darkness creeps through Balinor, now not even the unicorns are safe.
The indigo unicorns are fading, and so are their...more
In Search for the Star, Princess Arianna of Balinor has recovered her Scepter and passed the trial by fire and the ordeal by moonlight, so things are seemingly back to normal in Balinor. Seemingly. Because the oh-so-very-evil Shifter ...more
The books are easy reading and much easier understanding to beginning readers so they may be a much better choice for younger crowds for whom they are more directed to. Also the author Mary Stanton does have a beautiful way with words when she describes the Celestial Valley while her imagination has done a great job with the forming of her unicorns within the story.
So far in my opinion this is probably one of the better books within the series but still a plain read for me. Ar ...more
Perhaps the series may improve the further I reread; the Shifter ...more
The story isn't too original, a magic kingdom at war with a lost princess as the heroine, but there's nothing really wrong with it, especially since it is for children.
There are worse books for a young reader, but there are also better. If you or your child is a horse l ...more
Stanton’s career as a fiction writer began with the publication of her first novel, The Heavenly Horse from the Outermost West, in 1984. A beast fable similar in tone and theme to Watership Down, it was pub ...more