A Guide to the Great Tree

Kathryn Lasky
fantasy > animal fantasy, non-fiction, young adult
A Guide to the Great Tree - Kathryn Lasky

Studious by nature, fortunate to have been present at the most glorious moments in the tree's recent history, and above all honored to count as friends its most ardent champions, I, Otulissa, have decided to write a compendium, a catchall – a guide, in short – to the history, life, and spirit of the tree. Pause a moment before the next adventure begins to read of its natural history, its origin, and yearly changes. Read of its lesser-known heroes: of Joss, brave messenger of legends; of the brothers Ifghar and Ezylryb and the treachery that bound them; of Theo, the peaceful warrior.

Learn of Gylfie, Digger, and Twilight's lives before they came to the tree. Read tales of Strix Struma, Uglamore, Trader Mags, and others. Many are the adventures still unsung! And many the brave deeds unheralded! Read of ages lost and dark; of strange ailments infecting the tree itself. Learn the feasts and holidays celebrated under moon and sun. Scan the maps, study the drawings, sample the recipes! Dear reader, though you be distant from The Great Tree, lift this tome to your eyes and learn what it is to be a Guardian!

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Release date: 2007
Genres: fantasyanimal fantasy, non-fiction, young adult
Updated: August 15, 2021

Guardians of Ga'Hoole :: Series

Belongs to the series Ga'Hoole

A Guide to the Great Tree
Lost Tales of Ga'Hoole
The Capture (Guardians of Ga'Hoole #1)
The Journey (Guardians of Ga'Hoole #2)
The Rescue (Guardians of Ga'Hoole #3)
The Siege (Guardians of Ga'Hoole #4)
The Shattering (Guardians of Ga'Hoole #5)
The Burning (Guardians of Ga'Hoole #6)
The Hatchling (Guardians of Ga'Hoole #7)
The Outcast (Guardians of Ga'Hoole #8)
The First Collier (Guardians of Ga'Hoole #9)
The Coming of Hoole (Guardians of Ga'Hoole #10)
To Be a King (Guardians of Ga'Hoole #11)
The Golden Tree (Guardians of Ga'Hoole #12)
The River of Wind (Guardians of Ga'Hoole #13)
Exile (Guardians of Ga'Hoole #14)
The War of the Ember (Guardians of Ga'Hoole #15)
The Rise of a Legend (Guardians of Ga'Hoole #16)