Welcome to KIWIreviews - product reviews
•  click here to return to the homepage  •
Welcome visitor.Join us or log in

Product reviews on KIWIreviews.co.nz : Friday 15th November 2019 - 21:33:56

QuickSearch for:    What is QuickSearch?
QuickJump to:    What is QuickJump?
logon name: p/w:  
I want to:

You Are Here...

Home > Categories > Books > Young Adult > Prince of the Icemark review

« The Cry of the Icemark reviewThe Cry of the IcemarkIdentity Theft reviewIdentity Theft »

Score: 8.5/10  [1 review]
3 out of 5
ProdID: 4636 - Prince of the Icemark
Written by: Stuart Hill

Prince of the Icemark
Price:
$18.00
Sample/s Supplied by:
Click to search for all products supplied by Scholastic (NZ)

Disclosure StatementFULL DISCLOSURE: A number of units of this product have, at some time, been supplied to KIWIreviews by the company for the purposes of unbiased, independent reviews. No fee was accepted by KIWIreviews or the reviewers themselves - these are genuine, unpaid consumer reviews.
Available:
August 2013

Prince of the Icemark product reviews

Prequel to the bestselling The Cry of the Icemark.

When his brother, the King, is killed in battle, Prince Redrought must rally his people and learn to defend his tiny kingdom against savage supernatural invaders - werewolves, vampires and zombies. Redrought must take the fight to enemy territory in The-Land-of-the-Ghosts, and it's there he will fall or stand for ever in the legends of the Icemark.

Check out Scholastic (NZ) onlineClick here to see all the listings for Scholastic (NZ) Visit their website They do not have a Twitter account Check them out on Facebook They do not have a YouTube Channel They do not have a Pinterest board They do not have an Instagram channel



Tags:
army   battle   enemy   ghosts   legends   prequel   scholastic   stuart hill   vampires   werewolves   zombies
Other listings you may be interested in:
The Magical Worlds of Harry PotterThe Magical Worlds of Harry Potter
Rating: 9.0
Digital FortressDigital Fortress
Rating: 9.5
Chronicles Of Stone: #2 Set In StoneChronicles Of Stone: #2 Set In Stone
Rating: 6.5
The Caves of SteelThe Caves of Steel
Rating: 9.5
A Christmas CarolA Christmas Carol
Rating: 9.0
Klutz - Draw the Marvel HeroesKlutz - Draw the Marvel Heroes
Rating: 9.8
When Empire CallsWhen Empire Calls
Rating: 8.8
Memory in DeathMemory in Death
Rating: 9.8
How to Dress a DragonHow to Dress a Dragon
Rating: 8.5
Geronimo Stilton Cavemice #11: Sea Monster SurpriseGeronimo Stilton Cavemice #11: Sea Monster Surprise
Rating: 9.5
Marmaduke Duck and the Christmas CalamityMarmaduke Duck and the Christmas Calamity
Rating: 9.3
If I Had An ElephantIf I Had An Elephant
Rating: 8.0
My First Board Book: ShapesMy First Board Book: Shapes
Rating: 10.0

Product reviews...

Everyone is welcome to post a review. You will need to Join up or log in to post yours.

Click here to read the profile of samantha203

Review by: samantha203 (Samantha)
Dated: 27th of August, 2013

Link to this review Report this review

 

This Review: 8.5/10
Price:
Score 10 out of 10
Rereadability:
Score 8 out of 10
Lose Track of Time:
Score 8 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 8 out of 10

Having just read The Cry of the Icemark I was quite excited to read the sequel, although the fantasy style of books isn't for me I did end up quite enjoying The Cry of the Icemark and wondered what might happen next. As I began reading I realised we were going back to before King Redrought was King so this book had a completely different focus than the first.

In the first book the focus is on Thirrin, King Redroughts daughter and in the book she takes over after her father the King dies. We only briefly met King Redrought in the first book so it was nice to have a book more about him and how he came to be King. The book shows how he became a very loved and respected King as he fought to defend his kingdom The Icemark as a young Prince.

He like Thirrin was, was thrown into the role of leader young when his brother died in battle, and he just like Thirrin did proved himself to be a worthy and brave warrior against the enemy territory in The Land of The Ghosts. It was kind of weird with him battling against the werewolves as you find out in the first book they are good allies for the Icemark but this book was before that happened even though you read the other book first.

Just like the first book Hill describes the battles very vividly, and with a good imagination the battles could definitely come to life in your mind with how descriptive they are. I could certainly imagine some very bloody war scenes. For this reason I would say these books are good for children 10 plus, which is probably about right as they are pretty heavy reading too. And unlike the first book in this one the action starts right from page one!

Guest comments...

Random listing from 'Books'...

Score: 9.5
Product reviews for listing 2673: Bloomsbury Dictionary of Idioms -  Written by Gordon Jarvie

Product image for Bloomsbury Dictionary of IdiomsFrom credit crunch to golden parachute, barking up the wrong tree to storm in a tea cup, in this book, Gordon Jarvie explains all you need to know about these and 3,000 other common English idioms. Packed with nuggets of fascinating information, the Bloomsbury Dictionary of Idioms traces the origins of these phrases, explains meanings and gives examples of up-to-date usage. Ideal for word buffs and English students alike, this book will help all ... more...

Go to the listing

General Disclaimer...

Protected by Copyscape Plagiarism Checker - Do not copy content from this page. Creative Commons Licence All trademarks, images and copyrights on this site are owned by their respective companies.
KIWIreviews is an independent entity, part of the ePLURIBUS.nz Network. This is a free public forum presenting user opinions on selected products, and as such the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinion of KIWIreviews.co.nz and are protected under New Zealand law by the "Honest Opinion" clause of the Defamation Act of 1992. KIWIreviews accepts no liability for statements made on this site, under the assumption that they are the true and honest opinions of the individual posters. In most cases, prices and dates stated are approximate and should be considered as only guidelines.

"Apathy rules! Well, it would, if it could be bothered to try."
anonymous

KIWIreviews Help GuideClick here for the Help Guide Subscribe to our Twitter streamVisit our
Twitter feed
Visit our Facebook pageVisit our
Facebook page
Visit our YouTube ChannelVisit our
YouTube channel
Follow us on instagramVisit our
Instagram album
Visit our Google+ pageVisit our
Google+ page
Visit our Flickr photostreamVisit our
Flickr photostream