Simon Thorn and the Viper's Pit

Author(s): Aimee Carter

Children Fiction

Twelve-year-old Simon Thorn's life is almost unrecognisable from just a few months ago. He has a twin brother, an uncle he never knew and his first real friends at the secret Animalgam Academy. Not only is he an Animalgam, he's also the Beast King - heir along with his brother to a bloodline more powerful and dangerous than any other. The only piece missing in this new life is his mother, held captive by his evil grandfather, Orion, who wants to rule the five kingdoms. Simon sets off cross-country with his friends to the reptile kingdom to rescue her. He battles Orion's forces and rogue Animalgams, as well as their own doubts and torn loyalties along the way. Because if they don't stop him from gathering the pieces of a terrible weapon, Orion is going to steal all of the Animalgams' abilities away ...starting with Simon and those he loves most first. Packed with even more action and characters to love in a thrilling, immersive world, this sequel is an exciting next chapter in the series.


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The stirring second book in a series that's Percy Jackson meets Beast Quest, about an ordinary boy who discovers he's part of a secret race of animal shapeshifters

Simon Thorn is a hero worthy of a young Harry Potter, and readers are bound to be delighted Booklist Online on SIMON THORN AND THE WOLF'S DEN Carter unveils a magical world full of amazement and adventure ... A thrill from start to finish, the book will have readers eager to return to the magical world of Simon Thorn Kirkus Reviews on SIMON THORN AND THE WOLF'S DEN Unique ... unpredictable and entertaining ... likely to be popular with a whole zoo full of readers, and its ending leaves ample room for a sequel School Library Journal on SIMON THORN AND THE WOLF'S DEN

Aimee Carter started writing fan fiction at eleven, began her first original story four years later, and hasn't stopped writing since. Besides writing and reading, she enjoys seeing films, playing with her puppies and wrestling with the puzzles in the paper each morning. Simon Thorn and the Wolf's Den is her first book for middle grade readers and the beginning of a thrilling new series. Aimee is also the author of several young adult books. She lives in Michigan, USA. Visit her online at

General Fields

  • : 9781408858035
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : 0.217
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Aimee Carter
  • : Paperback
  • : 304