HEROES AND UNICORNS AS YOU’VE NEVER SEEN THEM BEFORE. The epic adventure continues . . .
Don’t miss this second book in the international bestselling SKANDAR series, an unmissable adventure for readers age 9 to 99 and fans of Harry Potter, Percy Jackson and Eragon.
The Island shall have its revenge . . .
Skandar Smith has achieved his dream to train as a unicorn rider.
But as Skandar and his friends enter their second year at the Eyrie, a new threat arises. Immortal wild unicorns are somehow being killed, a prophecy warns of terrible danger, and elemental destruction begins to ravage the Island.Â
Meanwhile, Skandar’s sister, Kenna, longs to join him – and Skandar is determined to help her, no matter what. As the storm gathers, can Skandar discover how to stop the Island tearing itself apart – before it’s too late for them all?Â
Get ready for more action, unforgettable characters, and mesmerizing world building. Be one of the first to join the adventure – PRE-ORDER NOW!
‘Epic, unforgettable and endlessly exciting, Steadman’s masterful sequel soars even higher than her debut.’ -Â Aisling Fowler, author of the Fireborn seriesÂ
Praise for Skandar and the Unicorn Thief, the first book in the SKANDAR series:
‘Steadman has a vast imagination, her world-building is a joy, the battle scenes are thrilling and her characters charm.’Â -Â The TimesÂ Children’s Book of the Week
‘Pacy, enthralling and epic, a gripping read.’Â -Â Louie Stowell,Â author ofÂ LokiÂ andÂ OtherlandÂ
‘A dazzling feat of imagination. I loved every breathlessÂ moment of it!’Â -Â Cat Doyle,Â author ofÂ The Storm Keeper’s IslandÂ and co-author ofÂ Twin Crowns
‘The best book I’ve ever read.’Â -Â Patrick, age 10
‘My book of the year. Not since Harry Potter have I felt this excited about a series. Readers are sure to be clamouring for the next book. You’ll never look at unicorns the same way again, nor will you want to!’Â -Â Dominique Valente,Â author of the Starfell series
‘Never have unicorns been so ferocious, fearsome and thrilling! A fantastically gripping read!’Â -Â Laura Ellen Anderson,Â author of Amelia Fang and Rainbow Grey
‘A magnificent book. I raced through it – at turns enthralled, delighted, amazed. It’s everything I could have wanted and more. No doubt this book is going to fly.’Â -Â Hannah Gold, author ofÂ The Last Bear
‘Skandar and the Unicorn ThiefÂ brims with wild adventure, fierce sky battles, elemental magic, ferocious unicorns and a terrifying enemy. Steadman’s cinematic writing draws you in from the very first page, creating a hugely compelling, unforgettable read. Endlessly thrilling, unputdownable and utterly unmissable.’Â -Â Aisling Fowler, author ofÂ Fireborn
‘A. F. Steadman has created a stunning new world that feels both familiar and fresh, with a cast of characters that will stay with you long after you’ve finished reading.’Â -T?lÃ¡ Okogwu,Â author ofÂ Onyeka and the Academy of the Sun
‘SKANDAR soars with magic, adventure, and pulse-pounding fun – the book equivalent of riding a rollercoaster while eating cake with fireworks exploding overhead!’Â – Andy Sagar, author of theÂ Yesterday Crumb series