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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Deltora Quest
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Notes

  • Contains eight stories which comprise the first of the three-part Deltora Quest series of books.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Lindfield, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,:Scholastic Press ,Scholastic Press , 2006 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Forests of Silence, Emily Rodda , single work children's fiction children's fantasy

'When the evil Shadow Lord plots to invade Deltora and enslave its people all that stands between him and victory is the magic Belt of Deltora which holds seven gems of great and mysterious power. When the gems are stolen it appears that Deltora is lost and the Shadow Lord will triumph. However, two unlikely companions set out on a perilous quest to find the gems and bring them back so that the rightful ruler can regain the throne. Together they enter the sinister Forests of Silence and there the mystery begins.' (Source: Back cover)

City of Rats, Emily Rodda , single work children's fiction children's fantasy
The three adventurers continue their perilous journey in search of the missing gems from the magic belt of Deltora. They have successfully retrieved the golden topaz and the great ruby, but now they must brave the forbidden City of the Rats in their quest to find the third of the missing stones.
The Shifting Sands, Emily Rodda , single work children's fiction children's fantasy
The three adventurers continue their search for the missing gems from the magic belt of Deltora. In order to find the heir to the throne and end the Shadow Lord's tyranny, the fourth gem, the heavenly lapis lazuli, must be found. But the ordeal ahead is complex with separation, confusion and strange, terrible enemies to be overcome before their goal is reached. They are now headed for the Shifting Sands, a shimmering, barren waste where terrible enemies await them.
Dread Mountain, Emily Rodda , single work children's fiction children's fantasy

'Lief, Barda and Jasmine are on a perilous quest to find the seven lost gems of the magic Belt of Deltora. Only when all the gems have been restored to the Belt can Deltora be freed from the tyranny of the evil Shadow Lord. Four gems have been found. Now, though grave news reaches Lief from home and he longs to return, the quest must continue. To find the fifth stone the travellers must venture almost to the border of the Shadowlands and plunge into the darkness and terror of the realm of the monstrous toad Gellik.' (Publisher's blurb)

The Maze of the Beast, Emily Rodda , single work children's fiction fantasy children's

'In a vast maze of dripping limestone caves under the sea, our heroes must face the Guardian. At stake is the purple amethyst, symbol of truth. As Lief, Jasmine and Barda travel on the problems increase as their quest to find the missing gems from the magic belt of Deltora nears completion.' (Publisher's blurb)

The Valley of the Lost, Emily Rodda , single work children's fiction children's fantasy
With six gems now restored to the magic Belt of Deltora, only one more stone remains to be found. As the hunt for the seventh and last gem begins, Lief, Barda and Jasmine journey to the Valley of the Lost where they have to confront the Guardian. One false move and they will be enslaved forever.
Return to Del, Emily Rodda , single work children's fiction children's fantasy
The seven lost gems have been found. Now Lief, Barda and Jasmine must find the heir to the kingdom's throne. They know that only the true heir can use the belt's magic to overthrow the evil Shadow Lord. Shock follows shock as the Deltora Quest rushes to its thundering climax.

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