Beyond the Deepwoods (Edge Chronicles #1)

 
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Beyond the Deepwoods (Edge Chronicles #1)
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10+
Release Date
June 22, 2004
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0385750684
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Young Twig lives in the Deepwoods, among the Woodtrolls, but he isn’t one of them. In a brave attempt to find out where he belongs, Twig wanders into the mysterious, dangerous world beyond the Deepwoods. He meets a collection of odd companions, such as his wise guardian, the Caterbird; the Slaughterers, a peaceful race who butcher animals for their livelihood; and the vicious, bile-swilling Rotsucker. Always watching out for the horrible Gloamglozer, whose presence haunts the thoughts of all the inhabitants of The Edge, Twig steadfastly pursues his quest until he discovers his roots, not among the trees, but in the skies. . . .

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Off the beaten path, literally....
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Reader reviewed by Bettina

Twig lives in the Edge world, a piece of earth that's jutting over the edge to nothingness. He lives with the woodtrolls, simple creatures that always STAY ON THE PATH! When Twig strays off, he embarks on a journey where he encounters many different creatures. All from the lovable Banderbear to the ferocious wig-wigs. His journey leads him to finding his real family and what happens in the real edge world.

This was really good at first; the world is really cute. After a while, it got a little boring; it was all he meets a creature, escapes or is seperated, then he goes on to meet another one. It's an easy read though if you would like to read it to like kids and read a chapter at a time.
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Don't stray from the path.....
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Reader reviewed by mimagirl

A boy named Twig has been reared with woodtrolls all his life. When he is sent to live with a relative, he does the unthinkable: he strays from the path. While trying to find it again, he encounters a wide variety of creatures: slaughterers, banderbears, sky pirates and wig-wigs, to mention a few.

Twig is not just searching for the path, he is also trying to find out who he really is.

If you are an avid reader in need of an easy, engaging story, then this is the book for you!
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