Swordbird

Swordbird

Book - 2007
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Warring factions of blue jays and cardinals call on Swordbird, the heroic bird of peace, to rescue them from the evil machinations of Turnatt, the tyrant hawk lord who plans to enslave them.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780061131011
9780061131004
0061131008
9780061130991
0061130990
Characteristics: 219 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Zug, Mark - Illustrator

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navy_wolf_412
Jul 02, 2017

Pretty cool. But the hero is kind of stupid. I mean Swordbird?! Really? That's his name? Who wants to be called that?!

Not bad but FAR too much like Redwall, so much so that my inner Badger Lord is starting to growl. On the other hand, the other two books in this trilogy are much better, especially the third one, Sword Mountain, which is a good and enjoyable story in its own right.

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black_cat_910
Oct 16, 2016

Unfortunately this wasn't a book that I liked at all. The characters were not developed at all. Predictable plot. I understand it's pretty cool that a 13 year old wrote this, but my copy of the book had a giant picture of her on the back cover, no humility at all. Please understand I'm not being a hater, this book just wasn't one I enjoyed.

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greenacres
Aug 27, 2016

a great adventure story

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juliawarrior
Mar 26, 2016

I love this book! I'm 11 and turning 12 in November, and I look up to Nancy as an author. I love her books too! The illustrations are great but kind of repetitive, but still nice to look at.

orange_tiger_321 Jan 05, 2016

Yes, this is the first book. Nancy Yi Fan has written 2 other ones.

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fairytailanime
Apr 25, 2015

Is this the first book?

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ronisuen
Apr 22, 2015

I love it! Definitely should read it! :D

780826 Jan 15, 2013

Should I get it out.
P.S. My older sis is turning thirteen and she also wants to write a story.

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pitlochry
Apr 12, 2011

Is really good everyone should read!

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Jun 05, 2008

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