Wildwood - Colin Meloy


By Colin Meloy

  • Release Date: 2011-08-30
  • Genre: Fantasy
Wildwood book review score

4 Score: 4 (From 250 Ratings)

Wildwood Colin Meloy Book Review Score: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars

For fans of the Chronicles of Narnia comes the first book in the Wildwood Chronicles, the New York Times bestselling fantasy adventure series by Colin Meloy, lead singer of the Decemberists, and Carson Ellis, acclaimed illustrator of The Mysterious Benedict Society.

Wildwood captivates readers with the wonder and thrill of a secret world within the landscape of a modern city. It feels at once firmly steeped in the classics of children's literature and completely fresh. The story is told from multiple points of view, and the book features more than eighty illustrations, including six full-color plates, making this an absolutely gorgeous object.

In Wildwood, Prue and her friend Curtis uncover a secret world in the midst of violent upheaval—a world full of warring creatures, peaceable mystics, and powerful figures with the darkest intentions. And what begins as a rescue mission becomes something much greater as the two friends find themselves entwined in a struggle for the very freedom of this wilderness. A wilderness the locals call Wildwood.

The bestselling trilogy from Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis consists of Wildwood, Under Wildwood, and Wildwood Imperium.

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User reviews about this book


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  • Amazing!!!

    By Shellysky
    This is by far one if the most fascinating and well written books I have ever read. Love it so much!!!
  • Wildwood

    By 47329
    Got this book as a crate and barrel download. I usually never read virtual books, but I couldn't put my phone down for this one! I will definitely be picking up physical copies of this series. A great read for all ages, and a refreshing break from all of the tired vampire themed series.
  • Terrific

    By RdgTchrs
    Couldn't wait to read what happened next in the Impassable Wilderness The underdog character's (Curtis) development was interesting to watch unfold as well as how each "country's" relationship helped develop the plot. If you ever use it in a middle school -- fantastic vocabulary throughout the book. Would make a great movie too!
  • Great book!

    By cass.wood
    Absolutely loved this book! Destined to be a classic...
  • Really great read!

    By CKMinnee
    Read this to my 8 year old. He really liked the avians and the coyote soldiers! Very imaginative and a full throttle adventure. We are a little disappointed by one thing. Not all the questions are answered. How did Curtis become a half breed? More clarification on the evil queen's son and how the mystic knows her would have been nice. Hence the 4 stars. Also, it gets a little slow in a few spots, but it's easy to get past them. All in all a great read!
  • Wow.....

    By Fidergjkoygbjhdwafbpo
    This is one of the best books I have ever read. As a huge fan of the Deceberists and a huge fan of the stories conveyed in their songs, I was expecting a lot from this book, and it did NOT disappoint! I absolutely loved it!

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