Reading level: Ages 9-12
Paperback: 608 pages
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books; First Harper Trophy Edition edition (March 14, 2006)
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Ten years ago, Septimus Heap died in infancy. And on the same day, his father Silas Heap found a baby girl, and was instructed by the new ExtraOrdinary Wizard Marcia to raise her as his own. Ten years later, Marcia reveals that the girl Jenna is actually the future queen of that land. But she's in danger, and now a spy has found out where the girl lives.
Marcia tries to spirit Jenna to safety, but now nowhere is safe -- an Assassin, a Hunter, and the apprentice to an evil wizard are sent after them. Now Marcia, Silas, Jenna, the ghost of the wizard Alther, and a mysterious young boy are on the run. But not everyone is as they seem, and a boy claiming to be Septimus Heap may not be him at all...
In this book Silas Heap and his wife Sara Heap have 6 boys. When the7th son of the7th son is born he is claimed dead my a midwife. That same night when Silas is coming back to the castle with some herbs for Sara he finds a bundle on the ground that turns out to be a baby girl with violet eyes. He rushes back to find the midwife running out yelling "He's dead!" He saw that she was holding Septimus. They decided to name the baby girl Jenna. Ten years later Jenna's tenth birth day is there and Marcia Overstrand the ExtraOrdinary wizard turns up and tells them that Jenna is a princess! She takes Jenna and tries to hide but they can't stay safe for very long.
I LOVED THIS BOOK! I loved it 'cause the characters where AMAZING, the places they went were AMAZING, the creatures were AMAZING. My favorite character is: Marcia Overstrand. She is really good with magyk and she is cool! My favorite creature is: It is the ___.........Wait can't tell you that never mind :)! Well my 2nd favorite creature is: The bogart! Well my grandmother is reading this book and she also enjoyed it! I would think EVERYONE should read this book cause it is AMAZING!
I loved the reader! There are SO many good readers i forgot how many i like! So i don't know what place this reader is in. Listen to this book too, it has a good reader! Alther's name sounds like Alphaa so remember it is Alther!