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Otto in the Time of the Warrior By Charlotte Haptie

Otto in the Time of the Warrior

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In this marvellous story about the Karmidee, Otto travels back in time into the stormy, magical past ...

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Otto in the Time of the Warrior Summary


Otto in the Time of the Warrior by Charlotte Haptie

It's a strange day for Otto Hush when a mysterious girl appears, tells Otto he will be a hero, and then disappears. Then when a message appears from the past, Rhiannon, a young chess champion in Otto's city, finds it all the stranger: she is a Citizen and to her, magic is a dirty word. Whether they like it or not, Rhiannon and Otto must travel together to answer calls from the darkest time in Karmidee history. Amidst the madness of magic and the ravages of an ancient war, they must face the sinister Circus Ringmaster, TumbleMan - who can juggle with the past and the future. When the future of his people is at the mercy of a quixotic juggler, Otto needs his friends more than ever ...

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Otto in the Time of the Warrior Reviews


A mixture of humour and extravagant action, this attractive fantasy is accessible to quite young readers simply as an adventure story ... a very thoughtful book, and underlying its invention and suspense are other layers of meaning. * BfK *
A sophisticated, elliptical fantasy that does not read like anything you have come across before. It will reward youngsters ... with its magic, warmth and excitement. * The Sunday Times *
Haptie has taken a serious theme ... which gives this quirky debut a serious and valid undercurrent. * TES *
... a whimsical adventure full of colours, magic and sparks, it really is a child's parable about serious issues of suffering . . . every page touches a reader's sense of wonder. . . . one's heartstrings are pulled, and you long to visit them again and again. * Inis the Children's Book Ireland Magazine *
Charming and highly readable . . . eccentric and individual. * TES Teacher *
thrilling and wondrous * The Sunday Express *

About Charlotte Haptie


Charlotte Haptie has wanted to be a writer since she was seven, but has had a number of more sensible jobs in between. Her first literary success and only publication before Otto and the Flying Twins was the sale of an idea for a Valentine`s card. She was brought up in Buckinghamshire and Merseyside, and now lives in Scotland.

Additional information

GOR002659725
Otto in the Time of the Warrior by Charlotte Haptie
Charlotte Haptie
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hachette Children's Group
2006-11-02
448
0340894172
9780340894170
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.