Birth Of The Firebringer by Meredith Ann PierceBirth Of The Firebringer by Meredith Ann Pierce

Birth Of The Firebringer

byMeredith Ann Pierce

Mass Market Paperback | June 23, 2003

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Volume One of the Firebringer Trilogy

Jan, the prince of the unicorns, is high-spirited, reckless-and the despair of his mighty father, Korr. Reluctantly, Korr allows Jan to accompany the other initiate warriors on a pilgrimage. Soon Jan's curiosity leads him, along with his friend Dagg, and their mentor, the female warrior Tek, into the greatest dangers-deadly gryphons, sly pans, wyverns, pards, and renegade unicorns. Yet time after time they are rescued, leading Jan to wonder: Am I the heir to a special destiny?

"The language is poetic, with wonderful rhythm and sweeping images...The world is a compelling one, and Jan is a dramatic hero."—Booklist
Meredith Ann Pierce is one of America's premiere fantasy writers.  Along with her Darkangel books, the Firebringer Trilogy is among her best and most well-known work-but it has never been in paperback.  This classic saga of Jan, the warrior unicorn prince and his herd's only hope, is compelling reading for horse lovers, fantasy fans, a...
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Title:Birth Of The FirebringerFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7 × 4.3 × 0.54 inPublished:June 23, 2003Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142500534

ISBN - 13:9780142500538

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unicorn Lovers Unite This is the first book in what is one of the best series of books written from a animals perspective, in this case a herd of unicorns. There is the rebellious teenager, the strict father, the kind mother and of course a trip with danger involved. One can almost forget that this is about unicorns the likeness to human qualities that are in every character in this book. If you a re looking for a series that you can read over and over this is one to try, and the fact that there are unicrons doesn't hurt either.
Date published: 2008-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Birth of the Firebringer Trilogy These books were created so that all ages could enjoy them. I have read the trilogy of these books and I would recomend them to anyone who is willing to let their minds go free. Enjoy.
Date published: 2003-07-15

Editorial Reviews

"The language is poetic, with wonderful rhythm and sweeping images...The world is a compelling one, and Jan is a dramatic hero."—Booklist"The untangling of the satisfying plot and Pierce's ability to foster belief in her unicorns, consistently describing the action as these horse-like animals feel and sense it, are enhanced by her stately use of language and the sense of their history and culture which she creates and sustains."—School Library Journal