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Is part of Have Sword, Will Travel Garth Nix , Sean Williams , 2017 series - author children's fiction (number 1 in series)
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'When Odo and Eleanor stumble upon an ancient sword in a river outside their village, something very unexpected happens . . . the sword starts to talk! Much to Odo's dismay he discovers that he's awoken a famous enchanted blade called Biter, and thus has instantly become a knight. Eleanor would love to become a knight— but she's not the one with the sword. Unearthing Biter is only the start of their troubles; soon boy, girl and sword must depart on a noble quest to save their kingdom from threats—in both human and dragon form.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2017 .
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      Extent: 304p.
      Note/s:
      • Published November 2017.

      ISBN: 9781742374024
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Piccadilly Press ,
      2018 .
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      Extent: 304p.
      ISBN: 1848126522, 9781848126527
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      Scholastic Press ,
      2018 .
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      Extent: 274p.
      ISBN: 9780545259026, 0545259029

Works about this Work

[Review] Have Sword Will Travel Katharine England , single work review
— Review of Have Sword, Will Travel Garth Nix , Sean Williams , 2017 single work children's fiction

'Odo and Eleanor did not set out to find their destiny. At best they were hoping for eels. the comical anticlimax of the opening tells us that we are once again in the hands of masters ; that this new somewhat medieval-tasting series will live up to the reputation of this talented duo - one working from Sydney, one from Adelaide - for providing topical, well-written, entertaining fantasy and unobtrusively modelling high moral standards' (Introduction)

[Review] Have Sword, Will Travel Katharine England , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , November vol. 32 no. 5 2017; (p. 37)

— Review of Have Sword, Will Travel Garth Nix , Sean Williams , 2017 single work children's fiction

'Odo and Eleanor did not set out to find their destiny. At best they were hoping for eels. the comical anticlimax if the opening tells us that we are once again in the hands of masters : that this new, somewhat medieaval-tasting series will live up to the reputation of this talented duo - one working from Sydney, one from Adelaide - for providing topical, well-written entertaining fantasy and unobtrusively modelling high ethical standards.' (Introduction)

[Review] Have Sword Will Travel Katharine England , single work review
— Review of Have Sword, Will Travel Garth Nix , Sean Williams , 2017 single work children's fiction

'Odo and Eleanor did not set out to find their destiny. At best they were hoping for eels. the comical anticlimax of the opening tells us that we are once again in the hands of masters ; that this new somewhat medieval-tasting series will live up to the reputation of this talented duo - one working from Sydney, one from Adelaide - for providing topical, well-written, entertaining fantasy and unobtrusively modelling high moral standards' (Introduction)

[Review] Have Sword, Will Travel Katharine England , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , November vol. 32 no. 5 2017; (p. 37)

— Review of Have Sword, Will Travel Garth Nix , Sean Williams , 2017 single work children's fiction

'Odo and Eleanor did not set out to find their destiny. At best they were hoping for eels. the comical anticlimax if the opening tells us that we are once again in the hands of masters : that this new, somewhat medieaval-tasting series will live up to the reputation of this talented duo - one working from Sydney, one from Adelaide - for providing topical, well-written entertaining fantasy and unobtrusively modelling high ethical standards.' (Introduction)

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