Now Australia's Biggest Toy Store

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

The Serpent Gift (Shamer Chronicles


Product Description
Product Details

About the Author

LENE KAABERBOL is the author of The Serpent Gift, as well as many popular books that have been published in Denmark. She lives in Copenhagen, Denmark.


James Patterson continues his Maximum Ride series with School's OutForever. The six genetically altered, winged characters from The Angel Experiment are en route to Washington, DC, to an FBI agent's home as the book opens, for a taste of "normal" lifebut the sextet soon sets off for Florida on a mission to keep the world safe. Ages 11-up. (May) Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.

Gr 6-10-An unusually dark fantasy, skillfully told. In this third book in the series, Dina and her family have settled into a comfortable life of farming and trading. Her mother no longer uses her Shamer's gift of seeing the ugly truths hidden behind peoples' eyes, and Dina's own Shamer's talent has disappeared. Then her father, a Blackmaster who wields the Serpent's Gift of illusion and coercion, comes to claim his daughter. The family flees to a neighboring country where Dina's brother, Davin, and Nico, the usurped teenaged ruler of their homeland, break the repressive local laws and are sentenced to years in the royal prison. In this grim place designed to break the souls of its inmates, Davin learns to respect Nico, and Dina learns to see some good in her father. Dina and Davin's alternating first-person descriptions of the various threats to their family make for a fast-paced read. Prison scenes of physical and psychological abuse are absolutely chilling, all the more so because they sometimes involve children. The book can stand alone but will be more rewarding for readers of the first two books, who will recognize the characters' growing strength and maturity under often-brutal conditions.-Beth Wright, Fletcher Free Library, Burlington, VT Copyright 2007 Reed Business Information.

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling The Serpent Gift (Shamer Chronicles (Paperback)) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by, Inc.
Back to top