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by William Corlett
Being the Third Book of the Magician’s House. Behind this stone the branches of a massive yew tree were just visible, marking the edge of the escarpment which formed one side of Golden Valley, where the children were staying with their Uncle Jack.
Being the Third Book of the Magician’s House. WILLIAM PUSHED FORWARD with his hands and, spreading his arms, glided through the tingling, ice-cold water. As he did so, the distant trees came a fraction closer, rising in a thin heat-haze above the lake. It was in this yew that the children had discovered a secret room, now hidden by the thick branches of the tree, during the previous holidays.
William Corlett's Magician's House Quartet, originally published by The Bodley Head in London recently became .
William Corlett's Magician's House Quartet, originally published by The Bodley Head in London recently became a major BBC television series. The Summer of the Haunting, a contemporary ghost story, is his most recent novel for young readers. On the near side, behind Alice and where Mary now lay dozing among the remains of their picnic, the vegetation was lighter and leafier; broad oaks, birches, chestnuts and other woodland trees and bushes crowded down to the water's edge. Here the sunlight danced and glittered through the branches, casting shadows and making an ever-changing scene of light and shade.
The Magician's House is a quartet of children's fantasy books by William Corlett. Two mini-series were produced in 1999 for British television, which were directed by Paul Lynch. The series featured Jennifer Saunders and Stephen Fry voicing some of the animal characters. The books were published in the early 1990s, and named as follows: The Steps up the Chimney. The Door in the Tree. The Tunnel behind the Waterfall. The Bridge in the Clouds.
It is spring and William, Mary and Alice Constant have returned to Golden House for the Easter holidays, anxious to see if the magic will work again.
The Magician's House Quartet by. William Corlett. Again brilliant book from William Corlett
The Magician's House Quartet by. The third book of a quartet, The Tunnel Behind the Waterfall follows three siblings living in the countryside while their parents are overseas. After encountering a mysterious Magician from a previous century, the siblings discover several forgotten magical places and befriend many talking animals. The main plot follows the proposed construction of a theme park: the siblings oppose the development because it will destroy the natural environment. Again brilliant book from William Corlett. Bit of mystery and was fun to read and see how it all panned out. Publisher: Simon Pulse (May 3, 2010). ISBN13: 9781442414136. Grades: 5 - 8. Ages: 10 - 13.
The Tunnel Behind the Waterfall. It is summer and the long holidays at Golden House stretch before William, Mary and Alice Constant. Hot lazy days of swimming and picnics. until a new and terrible shadow steals over the valley and the children are plunged into a desperate adventure to save it from greedy developers. Once more they are pulled into the Magician's world and his eternal battle between good and evil. But without the Magician's trust and with evil Morden's powers now stronger than ever, they have a huge task on their hands. The Steps up the Chimney.
William Corlett grew up in Yorkshire. After training at RADA, he worked as an actor in the theatre and on television before devoting himself full-time to writing.
Loved this one. One of those typical books where a bunch of adults want to develop and destroy, and it's up to the kids to stop them! Читать весь отзыв. William Corlett grew up in Yorkshire. His teen-novel The Gate of Eden was successfully dramatised in the 1970s, and he won an Emmy for his dramatisation of The Magician's House for the BBC.
Not even the Magician can battle him now. But are the lessons he has taught William . Target/Movies, Music & Books/Books/Kids' Books. product description page. The Tunnel Behind the Waterfall - (Magician's House Quartet) by William Corlett (Paperback)
Not even the Magician can battle him now. But are the lessons he has taught William, Mary, and Alice enough to defeat an ancient foe? Suddenly they're alone, with only the Magician's subjects - the badger, the kestrel, the fox, and the otter - to lead them in the fight of their lives! . The Tunnel Behind the Waterfall - (Magician's House Quartet) by William Corlett (Paperback).
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