The Chronicles of Avantia #1: First Hero by Adam BladeThe Chronicles of Avantia #1: First Hero by Adam Blade

The Chronicles of Avantia #1: First Hero

byAdam Blade

Paperback | December 1, 2012

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Deadly Beasts. Brutal Combat.

At the age of seven, Tanner's father was killed in front of him by the evil warlord Derthsin. But his father's death was not in vain and Derthsin was carried away to his doom by a good Beast, Firepos the Flame Bird. Now, eight years later, another evil army is wreaking havoc across Avantia. But Tanner has been training with Firepos, waiting to avenge his father's death. There is something familiar about this new menace, who rides with a Beast of his own. The evil army is after the pieces of the Mask of Death-which allows whoever wears it to control all Beasts. Tanner sets off on a journey to stop them. Along the way, he encounters twins Gwen and Geffen, who hold the map to finding the remaining pieces.

Adam Blade is in his late twenties, and was born in Kent, England. His parents were both history teachers and amateur artists, and Adam grew up surrounded by his father's paintings of historic English battles, which left a lifelong mark on his imagination. He was also fascinated by the ancient sword and shield that hung in his father...
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Title:The Chronicles of Avantia #1: First HeroFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 7.56 × 5.25 × 0.41 inPublished:December 1, 2012Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545361591

ISBN - 13:9780545361590

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"This first volume in a promising new series is fizzy, fastpaced adventure all the way.... A slim, easy-to-read, high-interest offering that will be an easy sell to readers just venturing into chapter books." -Kirkus Reviews