|Rating||:||4.19 (669 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||288 Pages|
The healer, Juniper, and her apprentice, Wise Child, are accused of witchcraft and forced to flee their small town. Wise Child’s devoted cousin, Colman, escapes with them. Set in very early Christian times, Colman is a spellbinding fantasy of a faraway age, when the mystical and the commonplace walked hand in hand. This is his story of their arrival to the land of Juniper’s birth, where she is, in fact, a princess.
The plot grows ever more complex as Juniper's mentor is found to be in service to Meroot and the children are captured and thrown in a dungeon. The story will keep readers turning pages right up to the satisfying resolution. . Juniper has been trained as a doran, a person with special magical gifts who strives for good in the universe. Overall, this title is a powerful conclusion to the trilogy, but it does not stand alone as well as the other two volumes.--Bruce Anne Shook, Mendenhall Middle School, Greensboro, NC Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. Wise Child is her apprentice, and Colman is their young friend. Another key ally from the earlier books is Cormac, a disfigured man whom Juniper has healed from leprosy. As the tale unfolds and the characters' personalities become evident, readers should be able to pick up the thr
Juniper said Excellent read for all ages!. This book is so special! Excellent finish to Wise Child and Juniper. A must-read if you liked Wise Child and Juniper! britta Wise Child and Juniper are two of my all-time favorite books, and I was surprised and delighted to discover Colman, the completion of the trilogy! Overall, it's an amazing and wonderful book, as is to be expected of Monica Furlong, but it does not live up to Wise Child and Juniper.The story begins immediately where Wise Child left off, and the events of Wise Child and Juniper are explained in a very cursory way. I would not recommend reading Colman unless you have read Wise. Weak, not as good as Wise Child and Juniper Renee Fizer I did enjoy this book a bit, simply because it was the sequel to Wise Child. I've been hunting for this book for so long, and am so pleased i was able to find it.That said, the magic of the previous two books seem to be missing from Colman. I don't know if it's because the narrator is a boy this time, or what.Colman is Wise Child's cousin and best friend. After they flee the village where Juniper was on trial as a witch, Juniper and the children sail to Juniper's home, Cast