Edge Chronicles 9: Freeglader
Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell

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Narrated By: Alex Jennings

Duration: 3 hours and 20 minutes

What to expect

Fleeing from the ruins of New Undertown, Rook Barkwater and his colleagues - the librarian knights, Felix Lodd and his banderbear friends - must lead the escaping population to a new life in the Free Glades. But perils aplenty are ahead for the crowd - not to mention some goblins with plans of their own- A dramatic and exciting conclusion to the Rook Barkwater sequence that takes the reader on a thrilling journey across the Edgeworld.


Children's / Teenage fiction: Fantasy, Children's / Teenage fiction: Traditional stories

Listen to a sample

Four stars out of five! It's very readable.


An exciting story with a big battle at the end and great illustrations.

Irish Independent

Entertaining fantasy at its finest and, costed out per exciting incident, would prove exceptionally good value for money.


The Edge series isĀ mentionedĀ in an article about essential books for all primary ages - These illustrated fantasy adventures appeal particularly to boys aged 7-10 and, because of their episodic structure, are marvellous for building reading stamina.


The eagerly awaited conclusion to the Rook Barkwater stories . . . The Edge Chronicles go from strength to strength.