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Once & Future

Once & Future (Paperback)

By Capetta, Amy Rose
By McCarthy, Cori

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A modern take on the classic Arthurian legend

ISBN 9781786076540
Barcode 9781786076540
Published 3 June 2019 by Misc - United Book Distributor
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781786076540
ISBN-10 1786076543
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
Imprint Oneworld Publications
Publication Date 3 June 2019
International Publication Date 26 March 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Capetta, Amy Rose
By McCarthy, Cori
Category Science Fiction
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Fantasy Fiction
Myth & Legend
Ancient Celtic Religion
Women's Studies
Number of Pages 368
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 26mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;General/trade
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code 978064

Description of this Book

A modern take on the classic Arthurian legend Ari Helix has been an illegal immigrant in the galaxies for as long as she can remember. But when her spaceship crashes on Old Earth and she pulls a magic sword from an ancient willow, her destiny becomes set in stone. As the forty-second reincarnation of King Arthur she must save humanity from tearing itself apart, with only the help of an adolescent wizard named Merlin. This female king must battle for her right to be herself, take down totalitarian governments and unite the world. How hard could that be?

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review `When I read Once and Future, a bold unexpected re-telling of King Arthur as an immigrant teenage girl, I knew it had all the same thrilling elements that would make the legend...a modern favourite once again.' * James Patterson * `The inclusive, gender-bent King Arthur retelling that your bookshelf has been missing... An adventure of epic scale.' * <i>B & N Teen Blog</i> * `Pointedly funny and deftly topical; an effortless Arthurian update with heart in all the right places.' * E.K. Johnston, author of <i>Ahsoka</i> * `A sizzling, bold exploration of gender, power, and revolution. Its dynamic and diverse cast will inspire and delight readers. I loved every second!' * Jessica Khoury, author of <i>The Forbidden Witch</i> * `An utterly delightful romp, full of witty voice, imaginative adventures, and deeply lovable characters. It kept me up into the wee hours of the morning. I couldn't put it down!' * Katherine Locke, author of <i>The Girl with the Red Balloon</i> *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy met while earning MFAs in Writing for Children & Young Adults at Vermont College of Fine Arts. In 2015 they co-founded Rainbow Boxes, which crowdsourced enough money to send inclusive fiction to shelters and community libraries in every US state. Every spring they host the only LGBTQIA #ownvoices YA & children's writers retreat in the US. They live in Vermont with their young son, Maverick.

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