This is the first volume of a three volume series featuring the gruesome Grom wreaking havoc on the Five Realms inhabited by various tribes of rabbits Kind of a Hobbit but with rabbits but still fun reading and with a decent moral message as well A great book for your tween A new *saga begins Kind of a cross between The Hobbit and Watership Down this book is aimed at children *begins Kind of a cross between The Hobbit and Watership Down this book is aimed at children around Nine or TenBut in my late Fourties I found it to be an is aimed at children aged around Nine or TenBut in my late Fourties I found it to be an read and one I wouldn t hesitate to recommend The story is about a young Rabbit called Podkin whose cosy sheltered life is ripped apart and he finds himself on the run along with his big sister Paz and baby brother Pook pursued
"by an implacable foeto be honest i found "an implacable foeTo be honest I found vaguely annoying at the start of the story warming to his practically minded sister Paz but here s where the author does so well within a very short time you start to see hidden depths from Podkin that change your mind about him no small feat considering it s not the longest of booksIt s a Rip roaring Rabbit adventure that shoots along with our heroes forced to grow up uickly Well worth a read at any age Looking forward to book two It took me a few chapters to really get in to this possibly because I was only able to snatch a few pages at a time but I m glad I stuck with it This is a rip roaring adventure a brilliant class read for Y4 or Y5 I like the structure of a story within a story and the middle section at Boneroot is fantastic Brilliant stuff My 8 year old loved it as did I Feels like a classic in the makin. Down to tell of how Podkin One Ear and soon the rabbits are nthralled to hear the story of how one lost little rabbit overcame the cruellest Out of This World enemy imaginable and became the greatest warrior their land hasver kno.
Kieran Larwood ↠ 2 Free readA saga set within the five realms where the snow is knee deep and cold iron is an The Time It Never Rained enemy to all The Legend of Podkin One Ear sees Kieran Larwood weave a realm rich in imagined history where rabbits rule and storytellers are kings We have here a story bursting at the seams with pace and humour hardships and fear a great read aloud much as is one to be curled up under your bed s blanketsread here Like Redwall for a new generation this story of brave young warrior rabbits is well written wildlyxciting and fascinating I raced through it in a day and can t wait to read the next in the series Top marks 8Please note this review is meant as a recommendation only Please do not use it in any marketing material online or in print without asking permission from me first Thank you A fun little read Now I came across this book at the Waterstones checkout where I admittedly already had five books in my hands to purchase I saw this book on the counter and I had a little browse while I was waiting The cashier told me it was the book of the month and then offered it me HALF PRICE I mean come on A Bibliophile cannot resist that surely I had a rabbit as a first pet when I was about nine and this book has made me see these creatures in a different light It s definitely a book to stimulate the imaginationI found the book to be fairly fast paced atmospheric and poignant in scenes I do specially like Podkin and his character Although I feel like there wasn t much depth to his character and the reader would njoy hearing about. A thick white blanket covers the wide slopes of the band of hills some call the Razorback DownsPodkin One Ear is a legend a fearsome warrior rabbit whose reputation for cunning and triumph in battle has travelled Him and his past The theme is incredibly dark in parts which made the story rather creepy I loved this Childrens Phantasies element though The book contains some beautiful illustrations that made the bookven remarkable for me I ve given it four stars as halfway through the story kind of lost me slightly but did pick itself up again and I njoyed the nding
is a second out this year that I will be waiting for with anticipation I have uite conflicting feelings about this book First of all when it said it was aboit rabbits I imagined the real animals like the Warriors series for instance But here we have humanoid rabbits walking on two feet talking and living in kingdoms being all human That was the first and most important down for me in the book If you want to go with humans go with humans Likewise if you want to go with animals But this just felt weird And I have to be honest it made me regard the book uite differentlyI know it is a middlegrade book but I found it to be uite childish It is an story of coming of age staying with your own and protecting ach other but for me it was lacking strenghtOnly reason I am giving it two stars instead of one is because maybe if you aren t as bothered it two stars instead of one is because maybe if you aren t as bothered I was by that humanrabbit thing it might be a somewhat ntertaining read for a younger public Wonderful classic and Gods and Heroes entrancing storytelling Full ofxcitement magic and adventure Liked the structure too the story within a story the shifts in tense and time For some reason I have never warmed to stories about anthropomorphised rabbits until now that is. He ages But how did he become such a mighty fighter The answer may surprise you When a travelling bard arrives at Thornwood Warren on Midwinter night he is warmly welcomed In return for food and lodging he settles.There Is A Second