Wren to the Rescue
All her life Wren has hoped for an adventure. Now she has one-with a kidnapped princess, a handsome prince, and a magician. What does it matter if the princess is only Tess, her best friend from the orphanage; if the prince is a youngest son with no chance of becoming king; and the magician is... show more
All her life Wren has hoped for an adventure. Now she has one-with a kidnapped princess, a handsome prince, and a magician. What does it matter if the princess is only Tess, her best friend from the orphanage; if the prince is a youngest son with no chance of becoming king; and the magician is an apprentice? Wren leads the other three over mountains and past killing spells, fighting battles along the way. But then she finds herself up against some shape-changing magic that may end her life as a human forever!
Publish date: May 24th 2004
Pages no: 216
Edition language: English
Series: Wren (#1)
Wren is a young orphan whose bff Tess confesses that far from being an orphan too, she's actually their country's princess. The time has come for Tess to stop hiding from her parents' enemies, and she takes Wren along to the palace for courage and companionship. Once there, they see the king and q...
A fairly simple read and a semi-classic fantasy. Prisoner taken, questors head off to the big-bad fortress to rescue said prisoner. But still, it was a fun, and fairly light read. The children were a bit younger than I expected, but they came across well enough to be able to handle the adventure, an...
This is another book that gets its rating partly on the strength of nostalgia. As an adult, it doesn't quite work for me--despite lampshading, the authorial machinations required to put the fate of the kingdom in the hands of the kid protagonists, instead of the much better-armed, better-studied adu...
A heartwarming story of what it means to be friends. Wren finding that her best friend needs her begins a journey to be there for her no matter what. Wren is a true friend braving everything that could go wrong to show that she meant everything that she shared with Teressa. A very good read!
When Wren's best friend turns out to be a princess in hiding, Wren's life is turned upside down. But when Tess is abducted, Wren sets out to find and save her with the help of some friends. Wren also has a pretty cool power. I enjoyed reading. For younger teens as well.