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Author Farmer, Nancy, 1941-
Title The Land of the Silver Apples / Nancy Farmer.
Publication Info. New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2007.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Little Whit Young Adult  YA-MS F    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description 496 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note "A Richard Jackson book."
Sequel to: The Sea of Trolls.
Summary After escaping from the Sea of Trolls, the apprentice bard Jack plunges into a new series of adventures, traveling underground to Elfland and uncovering the truth about his little sister Lucy.The children from the sea of trolls brave their worst nightmares -- underground. Jack is amazed to have caused an earthquake. He is thirteen, after all, and only a bard-in-training. But his sister, Lucy, has been stolen by the lady of the lake; stolen a second time in her young life, as he learns to his Terror. Caught between belief in the old gods and Christianity (790 A.D., Britain), Jack calls upon his ash wood staff to subdue a passel of unruly Monks, and, for his daring, ends up in a knucker hole. It is unforgettable -- for the boy and for readers -- as are the magical reappearance of the Berserker Thorgil from a burial by moss; new characters Pega, a slave girl from Jack's village, and the eager-to-marry-her bugaboo (a hobgoblin king); Kelpies; Yarthkins; and elves (not the enchanted sprites one would expect but the fallen angels of legend). Rarely does a sequel enlarge so brilliantly the world of the first story.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [493]-496).
Subject Bards and bardism -- Juvenile fiction.
Druids and druidism -- Juvenile fiction.
Goblins -- Juvenile fiction.
Elves -- Juvenile fiction.
Saxons -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre or Form Young adult fiction.
ISBN 1416907351