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Contender: The Chosen: Book 1

Contender: The Chosen: Book 1

Introducing the epic new series from the author of the New York Times bestselling SUMMONER series, Taran Matharu.

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ISBN 9781444938975
Barcode 9781444938975
Published 11 June 2019 by Hachette Children's Books
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Matharu, Taran
Series Contender
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ISBN-13 9781444938975
ISBN-10 1444938975
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Hachette Children's Books
Imprint Hodder Children's Books
Publication Date 11 June 2019
International Publication Date 4 June 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Matharu, Taran
Series Contender
Category Adventure Stories
Science Fiction
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Number of Pages 400
Dimensions Width: 154mm
Height: 233mm
Spine: 28mm
Weight 440g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 972932

Description of this Book

From the author of the New York Times bestselling SUMMONER series, comes a brand new EPIC world. Cade, a misunderstood juvenile delinquent, and Harriet, a Victorian cat-burglar, live in two different eras - until they're both transported to another world. Abandoned in a realm populated with lost remnants from the past, prehistoric animals and monstrous creatures, they are forced to become contenders in an endless, brutal tournament. It's time to get ready for battle . . . because hiding is not an option.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Influenced by Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings and video games, it appeals to fans of all of these * The Sunday Times * Fantasy lovers will love the demonic detail * Sunday Express * Praise for The Summoner series: The pace is so fast and so thrilling that even less than regular readers will be hooked * Guardian *

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Author's Bio

Taran was born in London in 1990 and found a passion for reading at a very early age. His love for stories developed into a desire to create his own, writing his first book at nine years old. At twenty-two, while taking time off to travel, Taran began to write Summoner, taking part in Nanowrimo 2013. Thanks to Wattpad.com and updating daily, its popularity dramatically increased, reaching over three million reads in less than six months. After being featured by NBC News, Taran decided to launch his professional writing career and has never looked back. The Summoner series has now been published in 15 territories and is a New York Times Bestseller. The Contender series is his second epic trilogy.

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