The Lost Rainforest #1: Mez's Magic

The Lost Rainforest #1: Mez's Magic

Eliot Schrefer / Nov 22, 2019

The Lost Rainforest Mez s Magic An action packed and hilarious animal fantasy adventure from New York Times bestselling author and National Book Award finalist Eliot Schrefer this new series stunner Kirkus starred review will thril

  • Title: The Lost Rainforest #1: Mez's Magic
  • Author: Eliot Schrefer
  • ISBN: 006249113X
  • Page: 249
  • Format: Paperback
  • An action packed and hilarious animal fantasy adventure from New York Times bestselling author and National Book Award finalist Eliot Schrefer, this new series stunner Kirkus starred review will thrill fans of Warriors and Spirit Animals.Caldera has forever been divided into the animals who walk by night and those who walk by day Nightwalker panthers, like young Mez a An action packed and hilarious animal fantasy adventure from New York Times bestselling author and National Book Award finalist Eliot Schrefer, this new series stunner Kirkus starred review will thrill fans of Warriors and Spirit Animals.Caldera has forever been divided into the animals who walk by night and those who walk by day Nightwalker panthers, like young Mez and her sister, have always feared daywalkers as creatures of myth and legend.Then Mez discovers that she can enter the daylight world, and she rushes to discover what it means to cross the Veil and the extent of her newly uncovered magical powers before a reawakened evil threatens everything she s ever known.Now, with an unlikely group of animal friends including a courageous bat, a scholarly tree frog, and an anxious monkey Mez must unravel an ancient mystery and face her greatest fears, if they are to have any hope of saving their endangered rainforest home Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Paperback, 384 pages Published December 11th 2018 by Katherine Tegen Books first published January 2nd 2018 More Details ISBN 006249113X ISBN13 9780062491138 Series The Lost Rainforest 1 Other Editions 12 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up Reader QA To ask other readers questions about The Lost Rainforest 1, please sign up Recent Questions Is there a chance that this book will be translated in french too Im a huge fan of animal fiction and i will be glad to read this book in my country like 4 months ago Add your answer This question contains spoilers view spoiler WHY DID YOU MAKE AURIEL BETRAY THEM WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY hide spoiler like 8 months ago Add your answer See all 3 questions about The Lost Rainforest 1 Lists with This Book This book is not yet featured on Listopia Add this book to your favorite list Community Reviews Showing 1 30 Rating details Sort Default Filter Nov 26, 2017 Ms Yingling rated it liked it review of another edition E ARC from Edelweiss PlusThis would be a great choice if you have readers who are loving Erin Hunter s new Braveland series Exotic animals in an exotic location Schrefer always does a great job with this I may pass, since talking animals are definitely my bete noire Still, take a look at this one for elementary and middle school flag 4 likesLike see review Aug 02, 2018 Julia added it review of another edition Shelves netgalley, reading with kids Ein spannendes und zu gleich lehrreiches Buch mit sprechenden Tieren, dem Regenwald, einem Panter als Hauptfigur, Magie, aber auch dem nat rlichen Thema J ger und Gejagte Ein tolles Buch f r Kinder um die 10 Jahre, die vielleicht schon Erin Hunters B cher mochten flag 3 likesLike see review Dec 03, 2018 Max rated it really liked it review of another edition This book was AMAZING I love books were the main character is an animal and I feel others who feel the same way would love this book as well Mez s Magic is definitely one of my favorites flag 3 likesLike see review View 1 comment May 12, 2018 Samm Sassenach the Book Wizard rated it liked it review of another edition I liked the message behind this and getting animal POVs but I found myself quite bored for long stretcheslike even when there was stuff going on, it couldn t hold my attention flag 3 likesLike see review Dec 06, 2018 Molly N rated it really liked it review of another edition Pretty good, I am not sure I am going to read the next one though flag 2 likesLike see review May 29, 2018 Megan ReadingRover rated it liked it review of another edition Shelves 2018 audiobooks, 2018 challenge, 2018 middle grade Not bad Not spectacular either Kind of boring at times Maybe it will get exciting as the series goes on flag 2 likesLike see review Dec 06, 2018 Angelina rated it really liked it review of another edition I need the next book flag 2 likesLike see review Jan 03, 2018 Leslie rated it really liked it review of another edition Shelves 2018 reads, a boy s shelf, action adventure, book one, chapter book 8 11, fantasy, middle school 11 14, part of a series My young reader self would ve loved this slyly educational animal adventure the magic didn t hurt I love how well and so quickly Schrefer characterized his diverse cast The turns are well played, the action is tense and suspenseful That Schrefer doesn t shy away from the reality of predators nature is a wonderful part of the experience he handles it deftly enough for the sensitive reader I was very much entertained and eagerly anticipate Book 2 and the author QA at the e My young reader self would ve loved this slyly educational animal adventure the magic didn t hurt I love how well and so quickly Schrefer characterized his diverse cast The turns are well played, the action is tense and suspenseful That Schrefer doesn t shy away from the reality of predators nature is a wonderful part of the experience he handles it deftly enough for the sensitive reader I was very much entertained and eagerly anticipate Book 2 and the author QA at the end of the book only sweetened that deal.The illustrations by Emilia Dziubak are lovely flag 2 likesLike see review Dec 05, 2017 Barbara White rated it it was amazing review of another edition My seventh and eighth grades students love Mez s Magic, and are looking forward to the next installment of The Lost Rainforest It would also be appropriate for high school students My students felt they learned about the rainforest and totally fell in love with Mez As an adult, I also enjoyed this story Thanks to First Reads for my first copy of Mez s Magic flag 2 likesLike see review Dec 19, 2018 Melanie rated it really liked it review of another edition This book was great I wasn t interested at first, but after I read it, I wanted It gave me a mix of feelings while reading it and if you re a fan of fantasy, it definitely deserves to be recommended flag 1 likeLike see review Jun 13, 2018 Jill Adams rated it liked it review of another edition Harper is going to love this one flag 1 likeLike see review Jan 30, 2018 Mothwing rated it really liked it review of another edition A story about a magical panther and her friends that fight a giant ant is a cool plotline, and i did really like it but you don t actually know what mez is thanking or what she s feeling,and the writing could be a little better Though I do plan to read the next one in the series flag 1 likeLike see review Aug 26, 2018 The rated it it was amazing review of another edition This book is a great start to a series The one thing I would complain about is that some of the sentences in the book have werid phrasing which got kind of annoying, but other than that a really great book with alot of twists and turns flag 1 likeLike see review Dec 02, 2017 Laura C rated it liked it review of another edition Shelves the reviewers This book was a pretty fast paced read, and it is definitely a read for people who like books about animals going on an adventure to stop some evil from taking over their world Original much wink The plot is similar to Spirit Animals, but is combined with Erin Hunter s many series in the sense that it is told from the point of view of an animal For example, in this book, it is told from Mez, a panther s, point of view The animal characters are very unique, and their personalities are ver This book was a pretty fast paced read, and it is definitely a read for people who like books about animals going on an adventure to stop some evil from taking over their world Original much wink The plot is similar to Spirit Animals, but is combined with Erin Hunter s many series in the sense that it is told from the point of view of an animal For example, in this book, it is told from Mez, a panther s, point of view The animal characters are very unique, and their personalities are very relatable Good for middle schoolers with immature tastes Me in Fantasy books, and basically anyone else who just wants to read a typical adventure animal book flag 2 likesLike see review View 1 comment Feb 01, 2018 Allison Parker rated it liked it review of another edition Shelves adventure, fantasy, juvenile Mez has a secret while her family sleeps deeply through the day, she is the only Panther who feels compelled to wake during the sunlit hours When Aunt Osha discovers her secret, Mez is cast out from the den, for Shadowwalkers are considered unnatural, cursed But Mez discovers she s not alone a boa constrictor is traveling the rainforests of Caldera, gathering other animals who were born during the eclipse and therefore wake and walk both day and night The snake has seen a prophecy that the Mez has a secret while her family sleeps deeply through the day, she is the only Panther who feels compelled to wake during the sunlit hours When Aunt Osha discovers her secret, Mez is cast out from the den, for Shadowwalkers are considered unnatural, cursed But Mez discovers she s not alone a boa constrictor is traveling the rainforests of Caldera, gathering other animals who were born during the eclipse and therefore wake and walk both day and night The snake has seen a prophecy that the legendary Ant Queen will rise from slumber and take over the jungles, unless the Shadowwalkers can unite, discover their magical powers, and stop her I m not the best audience for talking animal fantasy, but Schrefer s series starter kept my interest piqued, with cute side characters including a nerdy tree frog and gabby fruit bat and some interesting ideas The setting s dual worlds of day and night create a striking sense of isolation and ignorance among the day night animals as they learn about each other s worlds Also, I ve never read a book with such a subtle environmental message the ants, with their massive powers of organization, play the stand in for humans A great choice for fans of Erin Hunter or the Spirit Animals series flag 1 likeLike see review Dec 23, 2017 Kelly Erickson rated it really liked it review of another edition Shelves middle grade This was a really fun read, definitely suited to younger audiences than all ages though But it was an easy read, and the whole concept of daywalkers and nightwalkers was really interesting once I realized they were not simply interchangeable with nocturnal It had great pacing and watching Mez s character development was really enjoyable Definitely recommend for younger readers who like fantasy and any reader looking for an easy read flag 1 likeLike see review Aug 24, 2018 Sonja Gieren rated it really liked it review of another edition Rezensionsexemplar unbezahlte Werbung Zur Verf gung gestellt von der Thienemann Esslinger Verlagsgruppe Caldera 1 Die W chter des Dschungels Autor Eliot Schrefer Illustratorin Emilia DziubakVerlag Planet in der Thienemann Esslinger Verlag GmbHPreis 14,99 , Gebundenes Buch Seiten 384 Seiten ISBN 978 3522506069Alter ab 10 Jahren Erscheinungsdatum 17 Juli 20184 Von 5 Sternen Inhaltsangabe Entnommen von thienemann esslingerAction und Abenteuer Rezensionsexemplar unbezahlte Werbung Zur Verf gung gestellt von der Thienemann Esslinger Verlagsgruppe Caldera 1 Die W chter des Dschungels Autor Eliot Schrefer Illustratorin Emilia DziubakVerlag Planet in der Thienemann Esslinger Verlag GmbHPreis 14,99 , Gebundenes Buch Seiten 384 Seiten ISBN 978 3522506069Alter ab 10 Jahren Erscheinungsdatum 17 Juli 20184 Von 5 Sternen Inhaltsangabe Entnommen von thienemann esslingerAction und Abenteuer im magischen Dschungel von Caldera f r Kinder ab 10 Jahren Der magische Dschungel von Caldera schwebt in h chster Gefahr Die b se Ameisenk nigin droht, aus ihrem Gef ngnis auszubrechen und Caldera mit ihren Ameisenarmeen zu unterwerfen nur eine kleine Gruppe von Schattenwandlern mit magischen F higkeiten kann das verhindern Dazu geh rt das mutige Pantherm dchen Mali Zusammen mit dem Pfeilgiftfrosch Rumi, der Fledermaus Lima und dem Kapuziner ffchen Gogi macht sie sich auf ins gr te und zugleich gef hrlichste Abenteuer ihres Lebens Weitere Informationen Hey ihr S en Wer auf Abenteuer Pur steht, der ist hier genau richtig Caldera 1 handelt n mlich von unglaublich witzigen, herzlichen, mutigen und abenteuerlustigen Tieren aus dem Dschungel Dieses Buch hat als Protagonisten NUR Tiere aber diese sind mir sehr ans Herz gewachsen und wurden durch die tolle Schreibweise von Eliot Schrefer, zum Teil vermenschlicht Diese ganz unterschiedlichen Dschungel Tiere, haben jeweils ihren ganz eigenen Charakter und das macht das Buch aus so spannend und besonders Es ist einfach eine ganz herzliche Geschichte, voller Magie und atemberaubender Entdeckungen Denn die Freunde in diesem Buch sind n mlich etwas ganz besonderes n mlich Schattenwandler und das bedeutet das sie Tags ber und auch Nachts wach sind und umher gehen k nnen Dies ist in Caldera nicht gew hnlich, nein im Gegenteil, darauf steht sogar die Verbannung als Strafe Denn in der Welt von Caldera ist etwas ganz sonderlich, denn es gibt Tiere die nur am Tag schlafen und Nachts wach sein k nnen oder eben anders herum, am Tage wach und Nachts schlafen, aber niemals beides Doch einer kleinen Gruppe von verschieden und unterschiedlichen Tierarten gelingt es beides gleichzeitig zu k nnen und deswegen, werden sie Die Schattenwandler genannt Diese Gruppe von Tieren, die nicht unterschiedlicher sein k nnte, tut sich zusammen, um die Welt von Caldera von der b sen Ameisenk nigin und ihrer Armee zu retten Ein grandioses Abenteuer beginnt Ein wenig mehr Tiefgang h tte ich mir manchmal dennoch gew nscht Einfach mehr Informationen ber die Tiere, die Welt und ihren Lebewesen und Pflanzen Dennoch ein wirklich tolles Abenteuer Buch, das gro und klein begeistern wird Ich habe es definitiv geliebt Schon alleine das Cover ist traumhaft sch n Bin schon auf Band 2 gespannt Ganz lieben Gru Sonja Shaaniel flag Like see review Jan 12, 2018 Jill rated it really liked it review of another edition Mez s Magic is an adventure story set in an magical rainforest called Caldera The animals of Caldera are split into two groups daywalkers and nightwalkers diurnal and nocturnal Nightwalkers do not come out during the day and daywalkers do not come out at night If one should break this rule and walk on the other side of the veil they are exiled from their family forever The story is centred around Mez, a young orphan panther who lives with her sister Chumba, aunt Usha, older cousin Mist Mez s Magic is an adventure story set in an magical rainforest called Caldera The animals of Caldera are split into two groups daywalkers and nightwalkers diurnal and nocturnal Nightwalkers do not come out during the day and daywalkers do not come out at night If one should break this rule and walk on the other side of the veil they are exiled from their family forever The story is centred around Mez, a young orphan panther who lives with her sister Chumba, aunt Usha, older cousin Mist, and three younger cousins Yerlo, Jerlo, and Derli Mez learns that she is not like her family and has the ability to be awake during the day This is something she is ashamed of and keeps secret, even from her sister While out during the day, Mez spots and follows another nightwalker, a boa constrictor named Auriel Auriel reveals to Mez, that she is special She is a eclipse born a shadowwalker, a magical a creature that can walk during both day and night Soon Mez s aunt Usha finds out that Mez was walking on wrong side of the veil and exiles her.Once she is alone, Auriel convinces Mez to come with him and other shadowwalkers to the Ziggurat of the Sun and Moon, to defeat the evil Ant Queen Shadowwalkers are the only creatures who have the ability to stop her from resurfacing from the Ziggurat and taking over Caldera Mez and her new friends and fellow shadowwalkers a tree frog named Rumi, a bat named Lima, and a monkey named Gorgi set out on their adventure to save Caldera This was my first time reading a book by author, Eliot Schrefer You can tell that Schrefer did in depth research on South and Central American Many children s stories with animals sugar coat the reality of animal instincts and behaviours Schrefer does a excellent job at describing the unique abilities of each animal My favourite character was the bat Lima Schaefer describes her using her echolocation to manoeuvre the forest and to assist her daywalker friend s at night Schaefer puts a lot of emphasis on the predator and prey relationship in the wild He is realistic about animals eating other animals to survive, especially since his main character is carnivorous panther I had a little trouble following the storyline at times The narrative is fast moving and a bit choppy I think a prologue with the history of Caldera would of been beneficial to the reader For example, the characters keep talking about traveling to the Ziggurat, without really explaining what it is, until page 125 it is a temple, I had to google it Overall I enjoyed the world Schrefer created Mez s Magic touches on many themes that children s and adults deal with everyday, like discrimination, friendship, confidence, and trust I look forward to reading stories from The Lost Rainforest series flag Like see review Aug 07, 2018 Kerstin rated it it was amazing review of another edition Im Dschungel von Caldera leben Nacht und Tagwandler, so will es die Natur Doch warum kann Mali, ein kleines, mutiges Pantherm dchen, auf einmal tags ber nicht mehr schlafen Und sie ist nicht allein Als die Hundskopfboa Auriel sie aufsp rt und ihr erkl rt, das sie ein Schattenwandler ist und sie und die anderen Schattenwandler die Einzigen sind, die die b se Ameisenk nigin aufhalten k nnen, die kurz davor steht sich aus ihren Gef ngnis zu befreien, begibt sich das ungleiche Paar auf die Reise Im Dschungel von Caldera leben Nacht und Tagwandler, so will es die Natur Doch warum kann Mali, ein kleines, mutiges Pantherm dchen, auf einmal tags ber nicht mehr schlafen Und sie ist nicht allein Als die Hundskopfboa Auriel sie aufsp rt und ihr erkl rt, das sie ein Schattenwandler ist und sie und die anderen Schattenwandler die Einzigen sind, die die b se Ameisenk nigin aufhalten k nnen, die kurz davor steht sich aus ihren Gef ngnis zu befreien, begibt sich das ungleiche Paar auf die Reise, um Caldera zu retten Unterwegs sp ren sie noch einige Schattenwandler auf und Mali schlie t schnell neue Freundschaften Zum einen ist da Lima, das quirlige, liebenswerte und st ndig plappernde Fledermausm dchen, Rumi, der clevere und besonnene Pfeilgiftfrosch und Gogi, ein wunderbares Kapuziner ffchen, dem jegliches Selbstwertgef hl fehlt Caldera die W chter des Dschungels ist ein tolles Buch ber Freundschaft, das Anderssein und dass das gar nicht schlimm, sondern toll ist und dar ber, dass selbst die Kleinsten ber sich hinaus wachsen k nnen, auch wenn sie vielleicht aufgrund ihrer Andersartigkeit keine Freunde haben Die wunderbaren Illustrationen im Buch machen jedes Kapitel zu etwas ganz besonderem und es macht Spa sich die Zeichnungen genauer anzusehen Auch das Cover ist einfach gigantisch und strahlt das Dschungelfeeling direkt aus Durch die detaillierten Beschreibungen des Dschungels, f hlt man sich beim Lesen direkt zwischen Lianen und riesige B um versetzt und kann das Br llen der Br llaffen nahezu h ren Der Autor hat sich im brigen f r die Recherche seines Buches in den as begeben und hat dieses Erlebnis direkt aus erster Hand verarbeitet, was man bei der Lekt re bemerkt Die Geschichte ist f r Leser ab 10, dies w rde ich allerdings mit der Einschr nkung betrachten, das sehr sensible Zehnj hrige hier vielleicht mit dem ein oder anderen doch teilweise etwas brutalem Todesfall nicht gut zu Recht kommen k nnten Eine geniale Geschichte, die viel Tiefgang besitzt und toll zu lesen ist Vielleicht besonders sch n auch f r Kinder die eben anders sind als ihre Klassenkameraden, oder f r Leser die einfach ein tolles Abenteuer miterleben wollen Ich hoffe bald weitere Abenteuer des wunderbaren, lebensfrohen und starken Quartetts Mali, Lima, Rumi und Gogi lesen zu d rfen flag Like see review Feb 13, 2018 Lois R Gross rated it it was amazing review of another edition The Lost Rainforest Mez s MagicEliot Schrefer On the night of the eclipse, baby animals are born throughout the Rain Forest with unusual abilities that will mark them as different from the others in their families and species Such is the case of Mez, an orphaned baby panther, who hunts by day instead of by night Deviant behavior in the panther family is seen as a risk to the whole group since it attracts unwanted attention Mez knows it is a brief time until his aunt and his unlikeable The Lost Rainforest Mez s MagicEliot Schrefer On the night of the eclipse, baby animals are born throughout the Rain Forest with unusual abilities that will mark them as different from the others in their families and species Such is the case of Mez, an orphaned baby panther, who hunts by day instead of by night Deviant behavior in the panther family is seen as a risk to the whole group since it attracts unwanted attention Mez knows it is a brief time until his aunt and his unlikeable white cousin cast him out When Auriel, a seductive boa constrictor, comes to call and praises Mez s potential to win a battle for survival against the mythical Ant Queen, the young panther warily embarks on a life changing journey into friendship, self knowledge and danger beyond his comprehension It is impossible to read this book without drawing comparisons to The Lion King, but this book has a different genesis and the good characters are both charming and evolved beyond a Disney story Evil Auriel is the embodiment of the old axiom, You knew I was a snake when you picked me up Auriel is evil down to his reticulated bones, and the aura of the predatory Ant Queen, is mythically terrifying In fact, it may merit a warning to younger or sensitive readers that all does not end well for many of the army of eclipse born animals There is no overt ecological theme, but the fact of the Rain Forest setting will encourage young readers to look further into life in this biome More importantly are the lessons of the value of friendship, learning to recognize your talents, and finding strength in numbers even with unlikely confederates A much anticipated sequel is coming There s also potential for animation in a story that is destined to be a classicBLIO 2018, Katherine Tegan Books Harper Collins Publishers, Ages 8 to 14, 16.99VIEWER Lois Rubin GrossFORMAT Middle ReaderISBN 978 0 06 249107 7 flag Like see review Apr 17, 2018 Alexa Hamilton rated it really liked it review of another edition Shelves fantasy, tween Mez is a panther living with his sister, his aunt and her aunt s cubs, who include a white panther and three little puffy cubs Something strange happens when Mez realizes he can be awake during the day which is not allowed for panthers He meets a weird boa constrictor who says he is a magic shadowwalker and they go on an adventure with lots of other animals who are also shadowwalkers with magic Turns out, the boa constrictor is bad and wants to kill everyone and take their powers As an adult Mez is a panther living with his sister, his aunt and her aunt s cubs, who include a white panther and three little puffy cubs Something strange happens when Mez realizes he can be awake during the day which is not allowed for panthers He meets a weird boa constrictor who says he is a magic shadowwalker and they go on an adventure with lots of other animals who are also shadowwalkers with magic Turns out, the boa constrictor is bad and wants to kill everyone and take their powers As an adult, this twist was fairly easy to spot Something was wrong with the size and age of the boa constrictor.What I loved about this story was the focus on how animals might see the world in their language it s everynight for nocturnal animals, the word paw is used everywhere hand should go, which is perfect There is also a lot about hierarchy and the way the rainforest works that even holds at the end I m not a giant fan of animal fantasy, but this one really felt grounded There were also some real consequences for all the animals in the book So while there was magic, it didn t keep animals from dying or getting hurt sometimes which is sad, but I think has to happen in these adventure stories to truly keep the stakes high, even for kids flag Like see review Aug 07, 2018 Liv rated it liked it review of another edition Shelves childrens books, netgalley, _first books, protagonist animal, digital or online Vielen Dank an Thienemann und Netgalley, die mir dieses Leseexemplar zur Verf gung gestellt haben Caldera.Die junge Pantherin Mali ist eine Schattenwandlerin und wird von Auriel einer Hundskopfboa mit anderen Schattenwandlern dazu zusammengetrieben, die Welt zu retten.Die Kurzbeschreibung hat in mir eine entfernte Erinnerung an die Bestsellerreihe Warrior Cats hervorgerufen, nur halt nicht nur mit Katzen, sondern im Dschungel.An sich ist die Geschichte sehr spannend und die Umgebungsbeschrei Vielen Dank an Thienemann und Netgalley, die mir dieses Leseexemplar zur Verf gung gestellt haben Caldera.Die junge Pantherin Mali ist eine Schattenwandlerin und wird von Auriel einer Hundskopfboa mit anderen Schattenwandlern dazu zusammengetrieben, die Welt zu retten.Die Kurzbeschreibung hat in mir eine entfernte Erinnerung an die Bestsellerreihe Warrior Cats hervorgerufen, nur halt nicht nur mit Katzen, sondern im Dschungel.An sich ist die Geschichte sehr spannend und die Umgebungsbeschreibung fantastisch Nat rlich ist die Handlung jetzt nicht unglaublich revolution r, doch durch einen angenehmen Schreibstil und z gigem Verlauf der Geschichte ist dies nicht besonders auff llig.Was mich pers nlich am meisten gest rt hat, waren die menschlichen Vergleiche Zum einen, dass die Tiere andere Arten mit den Namen versehen, die Menschen ihnen gegeben haben Kaiman, gr ne Hundskopfboa, Ich verstehe nat rlich, dass man den Kindern diese Tiernamen nahe bringen will, dennoch f hlt es sich nicht ganz nat rlich an Zum anderen, was ich viel merkw rdiger fand, gab es einige Textstellen, die mit Tieren einfach nicht funktionieren Beispielsweise verzieht ein Papagei sein Gesicht was allein physisch mit einem Schnabel nicht m glich ist.Dennoch ein unterhaltsames und kurzweiliges Dschungelerlebnis flag Like see review Feb 22, 2018 Christie Powell rated it really liked it review of another edition This was a fun adventure in a fascinating world I loved how the rain forest setting is depicting, with the magic system neatly ingrained The backstory for how the world is this way was also fascinating The characters, various rain forest animals, feel true to their real life counterparts, and I loved the interaction between them The character arcs are a bit shallow than I personally like, but for a middle grade I think they do very well The plot structure, especially the climax, wasn t This was a fun adventure in a fascinating world I loved how the rain forest setting is depicting, with the magic system neatly ingrained The backstory for how the world is this way was also fascinating The characters, various rain forest animals, feel true to their real life counterparts, and I loved the interaction between them The character arcs are a bit shallow than I personally like, but for a middle grade I think they do very well The plot structure, especially the climax, wasn t as satisfying as I d like view spoiler One villain is defeated by chance, and another escapes The main character does help most of her friends escape, but they immediately split up again, not to meet for an entire year Despite Mez s new independence which was her main character arc, she ends up right back with her stern slightly abusive family hide spoiler Also, this is of a personal preference, but I really don t like present tense It throws me out of the story Overall, though, I highly recommend it The rain forest setting and its story are wonderful The characters are engaging, and relatable even though the main character is a panther flag Like see review Jan 26, 2018 Karen Parisot rated it really liked it review of another edition Mez is a panther She was born during an eclipse, and in magical Caldera, it makes her different from the rest of her family and most of the other animals of the ian rainforest Considered unnatural the eclipse born are either cast out of their families or have learned to hide their true selves This chapter book is the first in a new series It s an animal fantasy story with many unique characters each with their own endearing personalities Mez is the main character and the story is to Mez is a panther She was born during an eclipse, and in magical Caldera, it makes her different from the rest of her family and most of the other animals of the ian rainforest Considered unnatural the eclipse born are either cast out of their families or have learned to hide their true selves This chapter book is the first in a new series It s an animal fantasy story with many unique characters each with their own endearing personalities Mez is the main character and the story is told from her point of view In it the unnatural must learn to work with animals from different species in order to survive in a hostile world It s the age old good vs evil tale with principles of friendship, family, and acceptance of others This book is a good vocabulary builder with words like mandibles, slavering, sigils and envenomated Middle grade readers and up who like fantasy stories with lots of action and animal characters will be engrossed by this novel flag Like see review Jun 06, 2018 Young At Heart Reader rated it it was ok review of another edition Shelves junior fiction This book just seemed like another standard entry into the junior fiction magical animal genre Perfect for kids who like the Warriors, Guardians of Ga Hoole, and The Familiars series I don t think it s as creative as those last two, but it s in no way terrible It just didn t stick out for me.I think this book had a good idea to start with, but the execution is a little bland It goes through all the motions main character finding out they re different, assembling a group of like minded frien This book just seemed like another standard entry into the junior fiction magical animal genre Perfect for kids who like the Warriors, Guardians of Ga Hoole, and The Familiars series I don t think it s as creative as those last two, but it s in no way terrible It just didn t stick out for me.I think this book had a good idea to start with, but the execution is a little bland It goes through all the motions main character finding out they re different, assembling a group of like minded friends, coming together to stop an ancient evil If there were some original stuff along the way, I might have been interested.It wasn t a book for me, but kids will definitely find it interesting A decent summer adventure read flag Like see review Jan 02, 2018 Sarah rated it it was ok review of another edition Shelves talking animals, childrens books, fantasy In this rainforest, there are daywalkers, nightwalkers, and the special eclipse born shadow walkers Mez is a panther, who walks both day an night, even though it is considered taboo for panthers to be awake during the day When Mez is rejected by her family, a snake, Auriel, takes the younger panther under his wing and enlists her and several other eclipse born to defeat the ant queen, who is attempting to take over the forest Along the journey, Mez finds new friends, enemies, and learns the e In this rainforest, there are daywalkers, nightwalkers, and the special eclipse born shadow walkers Mez is a panther, who walks both day an night, even though it is considered taboo for panthers to be awake during the day When Mez is rejected by her family, a snake, Auriel, takes the younger panther under his wing and enlists her and several other eclipse born to defeat the ant queen, who is attempting to take over the forest Along the journey, Mez finds new friends, enemies, and learns the extent of her own powers This was an interesting concept I just wasn t completely compelled by it I think children will enjoy this book flag Like see review Oct 14, 2018 Jamie rated it really liked it review of another edition Shelves 2018, audio, b b, children s, fantasy I got pretty into this one There are some really interesting characters, especially Aunt Oosha a powerful adult female panther It s a gripping story of difference, exile, unlikely alliances, magical powers, and an ancient enemy on the verge of release I have a couple of qualms First, Mez is a top predator and likely to remain one, but all the other animals are sentient beings, too What is she supposed to eat I am troubled by this Second, some of the animals fit stereotypes of their speci I got pretty into this one There are some really interesting characters, especially Aunt Oosha a powerful adult female panther It s a gripping story of difference, exile, unlikely alliances, magical powers, and an ancient enemy on the verge of release I have a couple of qualms First, Mez is a top predator and likely to remain one, but all the other animals are sentient beings, too What is she supposed to eat I am troubled by this Second, some of the animals fit stereotypes of their species sloth, snake, etc in a way that made me uncomfortable flag Like see review Nov 13, 2018 Michelle rated it really liked it review of another edition Appropriate for age 11 I liked this book, there aren t many books from an animals point of view BUT I was very upset that the author got a lot of animal facts wrong This book focuses on animals, he should ve done better research or not twisted the facts The biggest one I noticed was how he said pythons grow faster than panthers that couldn t be farther from the truth Reptiles grow much slower than mammals, taking many years to reach full size The story was also very predictable but en Appropriate for age 11 I liked this book, there aren t many books from an animals point of view BUT I was very upset that the author got a lot of animal facts wrong This book focuses on animals, he should ve done better research or not twisted the facts The biggest one I noticed was how he said pythons grow faster than panthers that couldn t be farther from the truth Reptiles grow much slower than mammals, taking many years to reach full size The story was also very predictable but enjoyable flag Like see review Mar 17, 2018 Hannah rated it really liked it review of another edition I thought this book was little bit that good because I liked the way the animals had powers like Mez the panther had the invisibility, and Rumi the frog has wind powers, and Gorgi the monkey had fire powers and the bat Lima that has healing powers One of the favorite parts of the book was when Mez attacked the Ant Queen who was trying to take over Caldera with Auriel the trader constrictor that was working with the ant queen but then got killed in the ziggurat when it collapsed Overall I I thought this book was little bit that good because I liked the way the animals had powers like Mez the panther had the invisibility, and Rumi the frog has wind powers, and Gorgi the monkey had fire powers and the bat Lima that has healing powers One of the favorite parts of the book was when Mez attacked the Ant Queen who was trying to take over Caldera with Auriel the trader constrictor that was working with the ant queen but then got killed in the ziggurat when it collapsed Overall I thought this book was great flag Like see review Jan 22, 2018 Pam rated it liked it review of another edition Shelves middle grades, sci fi fantasy First in this new series by Schrefer.The eclipse born are able to walk by day and night which makes them unnatural in their communities They are gathered one by one to come together to fight the Ant Queen when she is freed from her prison.The story is told from Mez s perspective a young panther who discovers her talents and power along the way.The book sets the background for the rest of the series and has the requisite good versus evil and betrayals involved in battles for worlds flag Like see review previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 next new topicDiscuss This Book There are no discussion topics on this book yet Be the first to start one Share Recommend It Stats Recent Status Updates 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      • Eliot Schrefer

        I write books and then, by an astounding stroke of good fortune, someone publishes them My first two books, Glamorous Disasters and The New Kid, were for adults, and then I had a momentous lunch with author editor David Levithan when I became a young adult author Since then, you can blame me for a number of titles, including The School for Dangerous Girls, The Deadly Sister, and Endangered Two I write books and then, by an astounding stroke of good fortune, someone publishes them My first two books, Glamorous Disasters and The New Kid, were for adults, and then I had a momentous lunch with author editor David Levithan when I became a young adult author Since then, you can blame me for a number of titles, including The School for Dangerous Girls, The Deadly Sister, and Endangered Two things have come only recently in my career a real confidence in plotting, and a realization that I write better stories when the characters are not me When my protagonists are tweaked versions of myself see the first two novels above , they re amorphous and unknowable people like I m too deep inside to know which details are important for a reader to hear about But my latest, about a girl keeping herself and an orphan bonobo alive in a country at war, is so far outside my own lived interior space that I found it much easier to write it convincingly Also I love marshmallows and early twentieth century fiction And apes


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    1. E ARC from Edelweiss PlusThis would be a great choice if you have readers who are loving Erin Hunter s new Braveland series Exotic animals in an exotic location Schrefer always does a great job with this I may pass, since talking animals are definitely my bete noire Still, take a look at this one for elementary and middle school.


    2. Ein spannendes und zu gleich lehrreiches Buch mit sprechenden Tieren, dem Regenwald, einem Panter als Hauptfigur, Magie, aber auch dem nat rlichen Thema J ger und Gejagte Ein tolles Buch f r Kinder um die 10 Jahre, die vielleicht schon Erin Hunters B cher mochten.


    3. This book was AMAZING I love books were the main character is an animal and I feel others who feel the same way would love this book as well Mez s Magic is definitely one of my favorites.


    4. I liked the message behind this and getting animal POVs but I found myself quite bored for long stretcheslike even when there was stuff going on, it couldn t hold my attention



    5. Not bad Not spectacular either Kind of boring at times Maybe it will get exciting as the series goes on.



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