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Barcode30293101849235
LocationClark County
Call NoJ Matt
TitleIf we were giants : a novel / by Dave Matthews and Clete Barrett Smith ; [illustrations by Quentin Regnes].
AuthorMatthews, Dave, 1967- author.
CollectionJF
Total Circ0
NumReserves0
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StatusLocationBarcodeCall NoCreated OnIssue NameCirc StatusTemp Loc
 Clark County30293101849235J Matt10/16/2020 AvailableClark County

Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 9781484778715
International Standard Book Number 1484778715
Personal Name Matthews, Dave, 1967- author.
Title Statement If we were giants : a novel / by Dave Matthews and Clete Barrett Smith ; [illustrations by Quentin Regnes].
Edition Statement First edition.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice Los Angeles ; New York : Disney * Hyperion, 2020.
Physical Description 294 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
Summary, Etc. Kirra, a curious, agile, and outgoing girl, lives in an idyllic community hidden inside a dormant volcano. She and her father are the only two people allowed to venture beyond its walls. Kirra is in training to become a Storyteller like him, and together they travel from village to village spreading fearsome tales designed to keep outsiders away from their secret nest. One day, after hearing rumors of strangers called the "Takers," Kirra leaves the volcano by herself, hoping to discover her own story. But she unknowingly leads the Takers back to her doorstep, and they rob her of everything she has ever held dear. A devastated Kirra is found by a boy named Luwan and adopted into his family, which lives among others high in the trees of a dense forest. Now quiet and withdrawn, Kirra hides her dark past from everyone and never wants to leave the safety of her tree dwelling. Luwan, on the other hand, loves to explore. One day it leads to trouble: He is captured while spying on a group of strangers. The Takers have returned. To save the Tree Folk, Kirra must face her inner demons and summon all her storytelling to weave the most important tale of her life. This compelling novel about overcoming loss, embracing community, and living in harmony with nature is highlighted with a full-color insert of concept artwork, making it perfect for family sharing.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Kidnapping Juvenile fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Theft Juvenile fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Community life Juvenile fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Forests and forestry Juvenile fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term War Juvenile fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Storytellers Juvenile fiction.
Index Term-Genre/Form Fantasy fiction
Index Term-Genre/Form War fiction.
Added Entry, Personal Name Smith, Clete Barrett. author.
Added Entry, Personal Name Regnes, Quentin. illustrator.

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