Over Sea, Under Stone (The Dark is Rising, #1)
"I DID NOT KNOW THAT YOU CHILDREN WOULD BE THE ONES TO FIND IT. OR WHAT DANGER YOU WOULD BE PUTTING YOURSELVES IN." Throughout time, the forces of good and evil have battled continuously, maintaining the balance. Whenever evil forces grow too powerful, a champion of good is called to drive them... show more
"I DID NOT KNOW THAT YOU CHILDREN WOULD BE THE ONES TO FIND IT. OR WHAT DANGER YOU WOULD BE PUTTING YOURSELVES IN." Throughout time, the forces of good and evil have battled continuously, maintaining the balance. Whenever evil forces grow too powerful, a champion of good is called to drive them back. Now, with evil's power rising and a champion yet to be found, three siblings find themselves at the center of a mystical war. Jane, Simon, and Barney Drew have discovered an ancient text that reads of a legendary grail lost centuries ago. The grail is an object of great power, buried with a vital secret. As the Drews race against the forces of evil, they must piece together the text's clues to find the grail -- and keep its secret safe until a new champion rises.
Publish date: May 8th 2007
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Middle Grade
, Young Adult Fantasy
Series: Dark is Rising -5 (#1)
This first volume of The Dark is Rising sequence begins with the five-member Drew family's arrival for a month-long vacation with an old professor friend of the father's, affectionately called Great-Uncle Merry. "How old he was, nobody knew. 'Old as the hills,' Father said, and they felt, deep down,...
bookshelves: fantasy, fraudio, adventure, britain-england, mystery-thriller, play-dramatisation Read in November, 2009 Dramatised in 4 parts by David Calcuttwith Ronald Pickup, Naomi Kerbel and Ben GutteridgeBroadcast 20th Aug to 10th Sep 1995, Children's BBC Radio 4Blurb - When the age old lege...
Back in middle school, when I was discovering fantasy books and reading through my school library, one of the very first series that I found and devoured was Susan Cooper’s The Dark is Rising sequence. The library initially only had the first two or three books, but over the course of my time there,...
This has never been my favorite of the series, and still isn't. There's nothing wrong with it, it just doesn't grab me as much of the others. When I first read the series, I actually read it last. And, frankly, didn't feel like that was a problem. Still, it was worth the read for the sake of fuller ...
I read this years ago and remembered it to be the least exciting of the Dark is Rising series. The audiobook reading of it was fine, but it was a little boring - though that may have been because I remembered the story (which is more than I can say for many books I've read!).
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