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Skandar 2

Book #2 of Skandar

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THE ADVENTURE CONTINUES . . .
 
The next epic instalment in the biggest fantasy series for readers age 9+ since Harry Potter is available for pre-order now!
 
See what readers are saying about Skandar and the Unicorn Thief:
 
‘A magnificent book. I raced through it – at turns enthralled, delighted, amazed. It’s everything I could have wanted and more. No doubt this book is going to fly.’ – Hannah Gold, author of The Last Bear
 
‘Pacy, enthralling and epic, a gripping read.’ – Louie Stowell, author of Loki and Otherland 

‘A dazzling feat of imagination. I loved every breathless moment of it!’ – Cat Doyle, author of The Storm Keeper’s Island and co-author of Twin Crowns

‘The best book I’ve ever read.’ – Patrick, age 10
 
‘My book of the year. Not since Harry Potter have I felt this excited about a series. Readers are sure to be clamouring for the next book. You’ll never look at unicorns the same way again, nor will you want to!’ – Dominique Valente, author of the Starfell series
 
‘Never have unicorns been so ferocious, fearsome and thrilling! A fantastically gripping read!’ – Laura Ellen Anderson, author of Amelia Fang and Rainbow Grey
 
Skandar and the Unicorn Thief brims with wild adventure, fierce sky battles, elemental magic, ferocious unicorns and a terrifying enemy. Steadman's cinematic writing draws you in from the very first page, creating a hugely compelling, unforgettable read. Endlessly thrilling, unputdownable and utterly unmissable.’ – Aisling Fowler, author of Fireborn
 
‘A. F. Steadman has created a stunning new world that feels both familiar and fresh, with a cast of characters that will stay with you long after you’ve finished reading.’ – Tọlá Okogwu, author of Onyeka and the Academy of the Sun
 
‘A fresh new voice brimming with imagination and crackling with excitement. These bloodthirsty unicorns will take you on a ride you'll never forget!’ – Benjamin Dean
 
‘A fantasy adventure of epic proportions by a superstar author. I loved everything about it from the elemental magic, to the treehouses, and unique unicorn twist. Skandar and the Unicorn Thief is going to be the start of everyone's new favourite series.’ – Aisha Bushby
 
Skandar and the Unicorn Thief takes you on a great adventure from bloodthirsty unicorns to duels in the air. This MG is a must-read and you won't be disappointed.’ – Rachel Faturoti 
 
‘An absolute triumph. I gasped at every chapter . . . It has everything I love in a good book.’ – Mel Taylor-Bessent, author of The Christmas Carrolls and Director of Authorfy
 

About The Author

Photograph by Annabel Church

A.F. Steadman grew up in the Kent countryside, getting lost in fantasy worlds and scribbling stories in notebooks. Before focusing on writing, she worked in law, until she realized that there wasn’t nearly enough magic involved. Skandar and the Unicorn Thief is her debut novel.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (April 27, 2023)
  • Length: 368 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781398502918
  • Ages: 9 - 99

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