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Publisher's Summary

The rhymes of Mother Goose meet A Wrinkle in Time in this sequel to A Sliver of Stardust, from Marissa Burt, the author of Storybound.

The Land of Nod used to be just a name in a nursery rhyme to Wren. But when she discovered the secret magic of stardust, she learned that some of those rhymes had secrets of their own - and the Land of Nod is real.

A few months ago, the evil Magician Boggen attempted to escape his exile on Nod and return to Earth. Wren stopped him, but Boggen is still out there. To save her world, Wren will travel farther than even she could have dreamed: to the heart of Nod itself, where she must defeat Boggen once and for all.

A fantastic adventure with a captivating world, inventive magic, and a dash of science, A Legend of Starfire is the perfect next listen for fans of Madeleine L’Engle, John Stephens’s The Emerald Atlas, or Stefan Bachmann’s The Peculiar.

©2016 Marissa Burt (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

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This quest story will be particularly attractive to those who have not encountered the Evil Mother Goose theme before. As they began star cruising, I had to remind myself that I gave a pass to steampunk works and authors like Brooks and Pratchett who have posited no more believable flight. Wren again shows a mind well beyond her age. I think, however, that Madeleine L’Engle would be a better follow-up to this story rather than a lead-in. It is more akin to Mary Norton Bedknob and Broomstick, but without the light-heartedness.

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