Three children born on different continents, mysteriously connected by an ancient power. What cosmic force brings them to an ordinary London suburb to fulfill a prophecy written before history began? Will it explain why their parents have vanished? Or reveal the chilling secret of who they really are? Can Wolfie, Tala and Zi’ib discover the truth – before dark powers from a distant past find them? A superbly original modern fantasy inspired by the great unexplained mysteries of Earth’s prehistory.

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  • Title: Quicksilver

    Author: Sam Osman

    Publisher: Marion Lloyd books and Scholastic

    This book is about three green eyed children: Wolfie, Tala and Zi’ib (pronounced Zeeb) who’s parents, except Wolfie’s mum, have all disappeared… Though, they all live in differnt parts of the world mysteriously the all find their way to Thornham. Where they realise, they share the same birthday, and all their names meen Wolf, in their language. Coincedence. Then strange Mr Forester appears, rambling on about ley lines and such. And rents a room in the shop Wolfie’s mum owns, insisting that the place is part of all they ley lines. Wolfie thinks he’s a complete nutter! Soon the children discover powers they never knew they had. And their lives are in danger. A tribe, The Manus Sacra, are searching for them. What are they looking for? What are the mysterious metal rectangles each of them have? Is Mr Forester really as nutty as he seems? Together they decipher the clues of the sacred knowledge and what they discover may not be to their liking…

    Quicksilver was an excellent book, un-put-down-able, it was very myserious and a great read. I can’t wait to read the second book!

    I recommend this book to 11-14 years

    My star rating is 5 out of 5!

    6 March 2012

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