Faerie Wars by Herbie Brennan
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When Henry Atherton helps Mr. Fogarty clean up around his house, he expects to find a mess and a cranky old man; what he doesn't expect to find is Pyrgus Malvae, crown prince of the Faerie realm, who has escaped the treacherous Faeries of the Night by traveling to the human world through a portal powered by trapped lightning. An egomaniacal demon prince, greedy glue factory owners Brimstone and Chalkhill, and the nefarious Lord Hairstreak, leader of the Faeries of the Night, all dream of ruling the Faerie realm and are out to kill Pyrgus. Enlisting the help of his sister, Holly Blue, and his new friend, Henry, Pyrgus must get back to the Faerie world alive before one of his many enemies gets to him instead. But how many portals are open, and can Pyrgus find the right one before it falls into the wrong hands?

Conjuring scenes filled with vivid color, unforgettable detail, and fearless characters, author Herbie Brennan brings readers to the Faerie world, where nothing is ever what it seems and no one can be trusted.

Look for the other exciting books in this series: The
Purple Emperor
, Ruler of the
Realm
, Faerie Lord, and The Faeman Quest!
 

About Herbie Brennan

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Herbie Brennan is the New York Times bestselling author of the Faerie Wars series and the Shadow Project Adventure series. Worldwide, his books have sold in excess of 8.5 million copies. He lives in Ireland. You can visit him online at www.herbiebrennan.com.
 
Published December 1, 2008 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens. 368 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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A clever, sly fantasy with immediate intrigue and plenty of science.

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Young Henry Atherton, troubled by the impending disintegration of his parents' marriage, stumbles upon the discovery of a lifetime when he saves a Faerie, Pyrgus Malvae, from the clutches of a cat that mistook him for a butterfly.

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Civil war is about to break out in the Realm of Faerie, and the Purple Emperor, father to Prince Pyrgus, had intended to send his son to the relative safety of what faeries know as the Analogue World.

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In Faerie Wars, Herbie Brennan introduces us to young Henry.

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