The Young Merlin Trilogy: Passager, Hobby, and Merlin (Paperback)

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This is the legendary story of Merlin--from his abandonment by his parents at the age of eight to the discovery of his powers at twelve. Together, these three novels reimagine the origins of the greatest wizard of all time, giving readers a Merlin at once more human and more magical than any that has appeared before.

About the Author

Jane Yolen is a highly acclaimed author who has written hundreds of books for children and adults and has won numerous awards. She and her husband divide their time between Massachussetts and Scotland. Visit her at and on Twitter at @JaneYolen.  

Praise For…

Praise for Passager:
[star] "A stark, poignant, and absorbing tale . . . Promises to be an outstanding trilogy."
--School Library Journal (starred review)

"A worthy introduction to Arthurian legend . . . Moving."--The Horn Book

Praise for Hobby:
"Challenging and ambitious . . . Hobby has quiet beauty and strong imagery."--Booklist

Praise for Merlin:
"Leaves the reader hungry for more . . . Great reading."--American Bookseller
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Product Details
ISBN: 9780152052119
ISBN-10: 0152052119
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: August 1st, 2004
Pages: 276
Language: English
Series: Young Merlin Trilogy