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Issue Details: First known date: 1992-... 1992- Chronicles of Klarin
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y separately published work icon With My Knife Beyond the Open Door Andrew Lansdown , Norwood : Omnibus Books , 1992 Z201528 1992 single work children's fiction children's fantasy

'It is the best knife Colyn has ever seen. He finds it by chance, buried in the potato paddock where he is working with his father, and immediately he knows that he has wanted a knife of his own for a long time. It is special. It is his knife.

'But is it really chance that has led him to its discovery? Colyn soon learns that there is not only beauty in the knife, but magic, too; and with the magic come power and danger. For, with his knife, Colyn opens a doorway into a mysterious otherworld, and here he becomes involved in an adventure more exciting and more perilous than he could ever have imagined.'

Source: Back cover blurb.

y separately published work icon Dragonfox Andrew Lansdown , Gosford : Scholastic Australia , 1997 Z531461 1997 single work children's fiction children's fantasy

'They circled above his house, searching for him. They found him by the river, where the dragonfox had disappeared. They hemmed him in, glaring at him through the black slits in their monstrous yellow eyes. … He was at the mercy of creatures who knew no mercy …

'In the sequel to With My Knife, Colyn has a terrifying vision of the dragons of the otherworld, Klarin, reasserting their power. He feels compelled to go back and stop them, as it seems that they may have discovered a way to enter the [our] word …'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y separately published work icon The Red Dragon Andrew Lansdown , Norwood : Omnibus Books , 2006 Z1272794 2006 single work children's fiction children's

'Colyn has been forbidden to return to the otherworld of Klarin, where the dragons and the Kinroan live. But, as if in response to his longing, a dragonette comes to him from Klarin. It slips into his world and into his heart, preparing him to receive an even more astonishing visitor from the otherworld. Soon this strange and dangerous friendship leads to a final terrifying battle in the otherworld …'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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