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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (10,880 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Angie Sage Narrator: Gerald Doyle, Gerard Doyle Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Septimus Heap Series Release Date:
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In the fifth book in the Magykal series, Septimus ends up on a captivatingly beautiful island, one of seven set in a sparkling sea. He’s stranded there with his badly injured dragon, Spit Fyre, along with Jenna and Beetle. There are some strange things about the island, including a Magykal girl named Syrah, a cat-shaped lighthouse that has lost its light, and an eerie presence that sings to Septimus—can he escape the persistent call?

Trouble is also brewing for Lucy and Wolf Boy, who have become entangled with some nefarious sailors at sea, and for Milo Banda, Jenna’s father, who is harboring a mysterious treasure chest in his ship’s hold.

Charismatic storyteller Angie Sage continues Septimus Heap’s Magykal journey with more laugh-out-loud adventures, more enchanting charms and spells, and an ever-deepening understanding of the interior life of a young hero.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Warm, funny, and humane, Sage takes care with the destiny of even her smallest characters, and is a real discovery.”

    Times (London)

  • Syren is Sage at her best.”

    School Library Journal

  • “Once again, Sage’s tale combines humor, adventure, and inventive storytelling.”

    Booklist

  • A USA Today Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Sarah | 2/14/2014

    " In her 5th Septimus Heap book, Annie Sage continues her same winning formula; a seemingly innocuous task unravels into an epic and often humorous adventure complete with an intriguing cast of wizards, witches, wolf-raised boys, royalty in training, ghosts, pirates, a dragon, and, new this book, a Genie and a Syren-possessed three hundred year old wizard apprentice. The action and camaraderie between friends entices readers of all ages, though, typical of YA fantasy, the adult characters often bumble their way through, offer well meaning attempts to block the youth from doing what needs to be done, and ultimately, must rely on the young characters to save them from their own mistakes. Adult characters who might get in the way of the action, such as the Heap parents, are inexplicably absent this time around. Sage's plot strategy may not be entirely unpredictable or unique, and there are occasional holes, but ultimately her characters and their fast-paced, witty adventures win out. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Bryce Mortenson | 2/10/2014

    " I am not at all dissipointed that this was the last book of the series. It ended the series with the perfect balance of a cliffhanger but also the option to stop here and think up your own ending.you cannot read the series without reading this last book. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Stephanie | 2/9/2014

    " There have gotten to be way too many characters and plot lines in these books, I can't keep track of them all any more. I think I am done with the septimus heap series unless I am really desperate for something to read which I don't see happening any time soon. Sorry Angie sage, you have lost me. Not only did your many plot lines and characters jumble my brain but each book seems to get more and more ADD jumping around from one thing to the next and never tying up any loose ends. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Brinlie Clark | 2/6/2014

    " It was so good, I loved it and I love this series. It always goes beyond what you think will happen. But you never get bored and you can always understand what's happening. I love this book! "

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