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WINNER of the British Book Awards 2022 Audiobook of the Year

The final book in the Wizards of Once quartet. Warriors and wizards combine forces against the dreadful power of the Kingwitch, whose searing evil threatens not only the Wildwoods, but all its creatures.

Xar and Wish are on the final leg of their journey—first stop: the Mines of Unhappiness. Here, starvation is never far away for the magical creatures who toil in its horrible depths. Xar and Wish must escape and fast; Xar needs to take control of his ever-growing Witchstain, and Wish must achieve her destiny. But the Tazzelwurm is in their way, a grotesque monster who threatens to block every entrance. 

Time is not on their side, but the forests are calling them. Will their combined strength be enough for the biggest quest so far, to defeat the Kingwitch once and for all?

©2020 Cressida Cowell (P)2020 Hodder Children's Books

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A wonderful Book

A wonderful story and a great ending to the series. Fantastic narration by David Tennant.

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WIZARDS OF ONCE: NEVER AND FOREVER!

Superb performance by David Tenant and positively fantastic storyline from Cressda Cowell and incredibly accurate voices to the story .

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Brilliant book

Brilliant and I would recommend with a good story line and characters three more words

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An amazing story!!!

It’s an amazing story!! It‘s packed with adventure, danger and friendship!!! It kept me on my feet all round way! It’s great!!!!!

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I love it

I thought it was Xar who saved the day in this audio book 📖 but no it was wish !!

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Exceptional!

Brilliant in every way. Delicious words, a gripping story and all wonderfully narrated by Mr Tennant

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Fantastically Absolutely Utterly Incredibly Incredible!!

This book is just so so so good,

I really enjoyed listening to this, it is really nice to zone out to and I just need to say that it is one of the most well written books E V E R!!!

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Amazing book with a couple issues for me!

My 8yo son and I loved this series of books. He says possibly the best one ever.

It was all very enjoyable and David Tennant is a fabulous narrator. His range of voices have me in awe! The Queen’s voice was my favourite!

The issues though…firstly the voice of one of the main characters changes in the 4th book, it changes to the same as Fishlegs from How to Train Your Dragon. This was very confusing for me!

And, secondly. Although I seem to be the only one who thinks this, the ending just didn’t sit right with me. The references to some very well known future characters was strange for me. No spoilers though!

Still glad we listened to them all though, and worrying if we’ll find another series we enjoy as much!

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Amazing

This is one of the best books ever I only wish there were more books the story must continue.

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Amazing Book!

Amazing Love it!!!!!Bodkin sounds like fishlegs from how to train your dragon.🤔 Love it Amazing!!

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  • 31-12-21

That endinggg!!

"He is male and i am female, and although of course that should not matter, i can look into the future sufficiently to know that the story a woman tells may be lost over time. For it really does matter who's narrating the story...."
Holy shit! The way this book ended AHHH so good. Like SOO GOOD!!!
Cowell you're a genius!!!


CHATTING SPOILERS AHEAD.


SPOILERS

For starters, YUSS Encanzo and Sychorax they are my FAVOURITE!!!
So happy that Xar and Wish didn't end up together, but Auther and Morgana what a twisty twist!! Soo good.

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  • tamara markovic
  • 24-05-21

It is like magic that works on iron

Wonderful end of an magical journey of Wish and Xar.
Cressida did a terrific job with this story, and David Tennant was an excellent choice for the narrator. Winning combination. I enjoyed this book from the very beginning to the end. Marvelous!!!!

Thank you Cressida and David!!!!