The Seven Songs Of Merlin by T. A. BarronThe Seven Songs Of Merlin by T. A. Barron

The Seven Songs Of Merlin

byT. A. Barron

Hardcover | September 20, 2007

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There has never been a magic like Merlin’s, and T. A. Barron reveals how the legend was born in his adventure-loving five-book epic featuring the heroic young wizard and his unforgettable band.

To celebrate the epic, which has sold over a million copies, Philomel has created a stunning paperover-board edition with fantastical new cover art by Justin Sweet to enchant and enthrall a whole new generation of readers!

T.A. Barron is the award-winning author of fantasy novels such as The Lost Years of Merlin epic—soon to be a major motion picture. He serves on a variety of environmental and educational boards including The Nature Conservancy and The Land and Water Fund of the Rockies, and is the founder of a national award for heroic children. Follo...
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Title:The Seven Songs Of MerlinFormat:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 8.5 × 5.75 × 1.06 inPublished:September 20, 2007Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0399250212

ISBN - 13:9780399250217

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! This, the second book in the series The Lost Years Of Merlin, was so amazing. It takes you on the most wonderous journey imaginable. The way that it came out in the end was completely unexpected, but great. The description in this book painted a clear picture in my head, which to me, is an important attribute of any novel. Comparing it to the Seven Songs themselves, to sum up this book's very essence is impossible, read it and see.
Date published: 2001-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The seven songs of Merlin The seven songs of merlin was a fabulous book about a young boy you is blind. He was given a harp with power to turn any place that has no life, into a fabulous garden of many fruits and creatures. The boy starts his journey, but starts to think about his mother. The boy go's to the beach of shells and talks to the leader to bring his mother to him. The mother comes, but when she sniffs a flower on the harp, she gets a deadly sickness. He travels around the island learning the 7 song to get to the gate of the heaven to see the god Dagda. To find out more about this wonderful book, go to chapters and buy it. But first read the first book. So long for now...
Date published: 2000-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from ENCHANTING Better than the first!! The first was great but this was absolutely amazing!! There are so many prophices told in this story that any one who knows the legend will jump at!! I read the book in 4 days and now i must wait another month for the FIRES OF MERLIN... i can't wait!! For any mary stewart fans that have read this book... notice the CRYSTAL CAVE of the grand elusa?? ha ha ha ha
Date published: 2000-02-12

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Wearily, I lay my hand against the wooden wall. Suddenly I felt a brief spark of warmth from one of the runes. A strange tingling pulsed through my fingers. I caught a whiff of something, not quiet a deeling. Pushing my fingers to the wood, I concentrated harder. I thought of Elen, lying alone on a floor of woven boughs. Help her, please. She has given me so much. In a flash, I understood. The first rune spoke its meaning directly to my mind, in a deep, resonant voice that I had never heard, yet somehow always known. The Seven Songs of Wizardry, one melody and many, may guide ye to the Otherworld, though hope ye have not any... Excitedly, rune by rune, I read my way up each step of the stairwell. Often I paused, repeating the words to myself before proceeding. When at last I reached the top, the sun's first rays were filtering down the stirwell and trembling over the runes. During the night, the Seven Songs had been carved on the walls of my mind just as they had once been carved on the walls of Arbassa.