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T.A. Barron
T. A. Barron is the highly acclaimed, internationally bestselling author of more than 30 books—including the Merlin Saga, currently being developed for film by Disney. Recently he was awarded the de Grummond Medallion for “lifetime contribution to the field of children’s and young adult... show more



T. A. Barron is the highly acclaimed, internationally bestselling author of more than 30 books—including the Merlin Saga, currently being developed for film by Disney. Recently he was awarded the de Grummond Medallion for “lifetime contribution to the field of children’s and young adult literature.” He serves on a variety of environmental and educational NGO boards, and founded the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes, a national award for outstanding young people. Barron left a successful business career to follow his longstanding dream of writing. He’s often found on Colorado mountain trails with his wife and children.

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danae
danae rated it 5 years ago
I agree with the review on the cover (though I hate it when books have reviews on the front cover) that this story is reminiscent of C.S. Lewis' Space Trilogy. However, that trilogy might be my least favorite of Lewis' and I like this book even less. It was boring and Kate was annoying. Don't be rud...
Foggygirl
Foggygirl rated it 8 years ago
An action packed fantastical read.
The Reading Perusals of Rose Summers
The Reading Perusals of Rose Summers rated it 10 years ago
Quick, lovely read. I went to the library to look up some stories based in Argentina and found a children's book based in Patagonia. "Ghost Hands" is written by T.A. Barron, and the beautiful, color illustrations were drawn by William Low. The tale is about a boy named Auki, of the Tehuelche tribe...
melsbookshelf
melsbookshelf rated it 10 years ago
OK, everyone, I have a confession to make. I've never really cared one way or another about Arthurian tales and legends. I don't hate them, nor do I love them--I've just never read beyond what we were required to in school. Although lately I have seen a few titles and reviews that are making me cons...
Something clever I'll change later
Something clever I'll change later rated it 10 years ago
Saccharine and boring and convoluted. Do not read unless you are a 12 year old girl, and even then, with discretion.
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