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Beast Quest Series 10 #59: Tecton the Armoured Giant

by Adam Blade (author)

Suitable for 9 - 11 years

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Product Description

Malvel has created another ferocious Beast for Tom to battle! Tecton is a massive, armour-plated creature that even Tom will struggle to defeat. Luckily his father, Taladon the Swift, is on hand to help. Will Tom and his father prevail – or will it all end in tragedy?

Product Details

Series

Beast Quest Series 10 (book 59)

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781408315224

Publisher

Orchard Books

Date published

March 1st, 2012

Lexile measure

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Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 4.5; Middle years; 2.0 points

Condition

New

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Author/Illustrator

Adam Blade

Adam Blade was born in Kent, England. His parents were both history teachers and amateur artists, and Adam grew up surrounded by his father’s paintings of historic English battles, which left a lifelong mark on his imagination. He was fascinated by the ancient sword and shield that hung in his father’s office, said to be a Blade family heirloom.

As a boy, Adam spent days imagining who could have first owned the sword and shield. Eventually, he created a character – Tom, the bravest boy warrior of them all.

The idea for Beast Quest was born. When Adam grew up and decided he wanted to be a writer, he was stuck for ideas – until he remembered the old sword and shield, and the imaginary boy he had created when he was young. Adam decided to bring Tom fully to life so that readers could go on the kind of adventures he always wanted to when he was that age… and still does, even though he’s grown up!

When he’s not writing Beast Quest books, Adam enjoys visiting museums and ancient battle sites. His main hobbies are fencing and football. He also spends a lot of time at home running around after his two exotic pets – a tarantula named Ziggy, and a capuchin monkey named Omar. These little rascals were the inspiration for two of the Beasts that Tom faces on his Quest – Arachnid and Claw! Sadly, Adam does not have his own Fire-Dragon or Horse-Man. But he really wishes he did!

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    bugzy72
    on 7 March 2013

    its a good book

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    preciousone
    on 6 March 2013

    I love Beast Quest!

    5out of 5