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Summary

From the best-selling author of How to Train Your Dragon comes an exciting high-adventure series - set in an ancient, magical time full of Wizards, Warriors, Giants and Sprites. 

This was once the story of a young boy Wizard and a young girl Warrior who had been taught since birth to hate each other like poison. 

But now, the boy Wizard and girl Warrior have been brought together in the Badwoods, and they have witnessed the shocking consequences of the Stone That Takes Away Magic. They will need to cast aside their differences once more - for an Evil Spell has broken free. 

It's up to Xar and Wish to find the ingredients. But it means entering the Druids Castle unannounced....

Perfect for boys and girls who love fantasy adventure.

©2018 Cressida Cowell (P)2018 Hachette Children's Group

Critic reviews

"The detail of Cowell's world is a delight... This one will run and run." (The Observer)

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It was Amazing!

I really liked the book it is probably best for children but if adults want to lisen they can.

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Omg it’s amazing

I mean I didn’t think this book would be even better than the other book the wizards of once. David tennant is so enthusiastic and I also love the sound effects! If you like Harry Potter or magical stories like that you will love this book. I wish all the books would come about quicker because I love them so much!

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Great story, well narrated

We waited eagerly for this audio book having enjoyed the first book in the series last year. It didn’t disappoint and we can’t wait for the next book!

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The wizards.of once: Twice magic

I think that the two wizards of Once books are amazing! I think that the second book is just as good as the first one! I would definitely recommend ot , to people who like/love fantasy and magic!!!!

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fantastic

it was amazing very well read and the story was brilliant I loved it :)

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David Tennent is brilliant.

David Tennent is brilliant. He makes a great story even better. We all loved it.

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Brilliant

Love these stories can’t wait for the next one. Great for whole Family kids and adult alike

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2nd is better than 1st

This story has a great plot and is easy to keep too, the characters are lovable and fun. Keep up the great work

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I didn’t want the story to end!

Such a brilliant second story following Wish and Xar’s adventures.

Original, unpredictable storyline, superbly narrated and such brilliant characters.

Don’t think of this as a teenagers’ book. It has all the classic elements to stand the test of time, and was hugely enjoyed by me, an adult!

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Captivating

8 and 10-year olds transfixed whilst also keeping parents amused on a long journey- can’t wait for the next volume.

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  • 23-06-20

Enchantingly entertaining

David Tennant brings this story to life. He is the most fascinating narrator. This audiobook is wonderfuly and enchantingly entertaining. You laugh and cry and you don’t want it to end.
I am 42 years old but all this magic and mischiefs of Wish and Xar and their friends made me feel like a child again.
Loved every minute of this book!!!
Thank you!!!!

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  • 14-11-19

Wonderful for both children & adults

A super continuation of the story. Mr Tennant has done an outstanding job bringing the characters to life as he did in book 1. That he has done it maintaining his Scottishness gladdened my own Scottish heart. Cannot wait for the next. Thank you all.

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  • 31-12-18

This book is amazing

I don't know how to describe how much I love this book! Book talk coming!!

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  • 04-12-18

Another great performance by David Tennant.

Love all his different voices, and this book made me laugh and smile again. Next one in this series please...