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Is part of Deltora Quest Emily Rodda , 2000 series - author children's fiction (number 2 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2000... 2000 The Lake of Tears
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Lief, Barda and their unruly but clever new friend, Jasmine, are on a quest to find the seven gems stolen from the magic Belt of Deltora. They have already found the golden topaz but only when all the gems have been found can their land be free from the evil Shadow Lord. Their search from the second stone, the ruby, is filled with danger and trickery. The monster sorceress Thaegan is ruler of the territory they must travel through to reach the Lake of Tears where the ruby lies. In their perilous travels they encounter the wicked Grey Guards, Thaegan's monster children, and at their journey's end, the hideous Guardian of the lake of Tears.

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  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has Japanese, Indonesian, Thai and Chinese translations.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Scholastic Press ,
      2001 .
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      Extent: 129p.
      Edition info: 1st American edition.
      Description: illus., map
      Note/s:
      • Includes two trading cards.
      ISBN: 0439314615
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Scholastic UK ,
      2003 .
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      Extent: 129p.
      Description: illus., map
      Note/s:
      • Includes two trading cards.
      ISBN: 0439253241 (pbk)
    • Gosford, Central Coast, New South Wales,: Scholastic Australia , 2004 .
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      Extent: 120p.
      Description: illus., maps
      ISBN: 1865046744, 9781865046747
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Deltora Quest Emily Rodda , Lindfield : Emily Rodda , 2021 21966563 2021 selected work children's fiction fantasy 'Three companions—Leif, Barda and Jasmine—are on a perilous quest to find the seven lost gems of the Belt of Deltora. Only when the belt is complete will the evil Shadow Lord and his rule of tyranny be overcome. Set in the fantasy world of Deltora, a sprawling kingdom of magic and monsters, bordered by the sea and a vast, curving mountain range, beyond which is an unknown territory called the Shadowlands. The adventurers must solve puzzles, clues and mysteries to fulfil the quest.' 

    (Publication summary)

    Lindfield : Emily Rodda , 2021
Alternative title: Il lago delle nebbie
Language: Italian
    • Casale Monferrato, Alessandria, Piedmont,
      c
      Italy,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Piemme Junior ,
      2001 .
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      Extent: 155p.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Illustrated by Michelangelo Miani.
      ISBN: 8838468524

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Works about this Work

[Review] Deltora Quest Kevin Steinberger , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 15 no. 2 2000; (p. 22-23)

— Review of Deltora Quest Emily Rodda , 2000 series - author children's fiction ; The Forests of Silence Emily Rodda , 2000 single work children's fiction ; City of Rats Emily Rodda , 2000 single work children's fiction ; The Shifting Sands Emily Rodda , 2000 single work children's fiction ; The Lake of Tears Emily Rodda , 2000 single work children's fiction
[Review] Deltora Quest Kevin Steinberger , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 15 no. 2 2000; (p. 22-23)

— Review of Deltora Quest Emily Rodda , 2000 series - author children's fiction ; The Forests of Silence Emily Rodda , 2000 single work children's fiction ; City of Rats Emily Rodda , 2000 single work children's fiction ; The Shifting Sands Emily Rodda , 2000 single work children's fiction ; The Lake of Tears Emily Rodda , 2000 single work children's fiction
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