The Lost Years (Merlin (Puffin) #1) (Paperback)
This series was my Harry Potter when I was a kid. A great story of magic, monsters, and a reluctant hero.— From Paul
The bestselling series by T. A. Barron Washed up on the shores of ancient Wales, the boy had no home, no memory and no name... he was determined to find all three. This best-selling series follows the adventures and training of young Merlin on the mist-shrouded isle of Fincayra, an enchanted land between earth and sky that is being destroyed by blight. With this land's inhabitants to guide him, the boy will learn that Fincayra's fate and his own quest are strangely interwined. He is destined to become the greatest wizard of all time--known to all as Merlin. "Fans who have followed young Merlin through his many adventures will still enjoy trekking with him." (The Horn Book)
About the Author
T. A. Barron is the award-winning author of fantasy novels such as The Lost Years of Merlin epic--soon to be a major motion picture. He serves on a variety of environmental and educational boards including The Nature Conservancy and The Land and Water Fund of the Rockies, and is the founder of a national award for heroic children. Following a life-changing decision to leave a successful business career to write full-time in 1990, Barron has written seventeen books, but is happiest when on the mountain trails with his wife, Currie, and their five children.