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Have Sword, Will Travel: Magic, Dragons and Knights

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Brilliantly funny adventure, featuring magic, dragons and knights. For Fans of Shrek.

Odo (seventh child of the village miller) and Eleanor (always looking for adventure) stumble upon a sword in a dried-up river outside their village. Eleanor (strong and able) tries to extract the sword but is unable to, and it is Odo who is surprisingly successful. It is even more surprising that the sword,once pulled out, starts to talk. And rather annoying when the talking sword turns out to be rather grumpy, stubborn, and, at times, catastrophically wrong.

Odo and Eleanor have unearthed Biter, a famous knightly sword from earlier times. By finding Biter, Odo instantly becomes a knight -- a role he is exquisitely unsuited for. Eleanor, however, is desperate to become and would be the perfect knight -- but she's not the one with the sword.

Finding Biter is only the start - reluctant knight, reluctant squire, and determined sword must go on a quest to save their kingdom from threats in both human and dragon form, in this new very funny fantasy triumph from Garth Nix and Sean Williams.

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1st December '18
ArwenLOTR read it themselves aged 10 aged 10
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5 stars
This was the first book I'd read in this series and I loved it! The storyline was really gripping and funny. There were loads of twists. Several times I was convinced I knew what was going to happen, but then something else happened. I definitely want to read the other books in this series now that I've read this one. 
7th November '18
EpicElodie read it themselves aged 8 aged 8
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5 stars
This book is an adventure story. I really liked it because the story was exciting and made me want to keep reading to find out what happens next. I have taken this book to school and told all my friends to read it too!
4th November '18
I read it to Rpk aged 8 aged 8
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5 stars
Wow! We’ve read this story in three days! 
The story follows a young girl called Eleanor and her friend Odo, after finding a rather special sword in a dried up river the pair embark on a journey that involves dragons, catastrophes and friendship. 
My son loved this book. It reads really well and is quite funny at times. 
8th January '19
strichards read it themselves aged 5 to 10
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5 stars
This exciting book was filled with adventures and some cliff hangers to keep you guessing.
We really liked it when they were fishing for eels and found an enchanted sword. Really good descriptions of settings and character. Good dialogue to keep the story moving on.
The characters in this story were all very interesting. We really liked Eleanor who was a girl who really wanted to go on an adventure. Her father was a doctor who was looking for new ingredients for new medicines and this inspired her to go on this adventure.
We think this book was an adventure story with lots of mystery in it?
We did not want to stop reading this exciting and we always wanted to know what was going to happen next.
8th May '19
Lucylocket read it themselves aged 11 aged 11
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5 stars
I read this with my mum then back on my own I loved it so much it kept me wanting more chapters after chapter this was first in this type I’m off to find more I love this book 
3rd December '18
Pokeman read it themselves aged 11 aged 11
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4 stars
After a slow start to the book, the story became interesting and good, I really enjoyed following the characters and wanted to know what happened next! Odo, is the main character and is a hero, even though he doesn't want to be. He is very clever. I don't really like the book cover, it doesn't entice me to want to read.
18th November '18
BigBoyBen read it themselves aged 11 aged 11
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2 stars
The book was good to start off and I wanted to learn what would happen with Odo, Eleanor and biter the swash buckling sword. Mid way through it became quite waffley and I lost interest a few times before finally finishing the book. It’s the first book in ages that I kept putting down.
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About Garth Nix

Charles Dickens (1812-70) is one of the most recognized celebrities of English literature. His imagination, wit, mastery of the language and huge creative output single him out as one of the few people who genuinely deserve to be called genius. He had a poverty-stricken childhood and was determined to improve himself. By his early twenties he found a job as...

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About Sean Williams

Garth Nix is the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of the Seventh Tower series, as well as the acclaimed novels SABRIEL, LIRAEL, and ABHORSEN. He lives in Sydney, Australia, with his wife and children.

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Sean Williams lives in Adelaide, South Australia. He is the author of over sixty published short stories and twenty-two...

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