Syren
Syren (Septimus Heap, Book 5)
Syren
Mark Zug, Angie Sage
The fifth book in the internationally bestselling Septimus Heap series by Angie Sage, featuring the funny and fantastic adventures of a wizard apprentice and his quest to become an ExtraOrdinary Wizard.New York Times Bestselling Series“In Sage’s most thrilling book yet, a new host of characters appear, giving the complex plot even more sparkle.” —VOYA (starred review)“Once again, Sage’s tale combines humor, adventure, and inventive storytelling and is sure to please her many fans.”—ALA Booklist“Syren is Sage at her best; it’s full of fun, adventure, humor, irony, friendship, loyalty and nonstop action” —School Library JournalIn this epic Magykal installment, Septimus ends up on a captivatingly beautiful island, one of seven set in a sparkling sea. He's stranded there with his badly injured dragon, Spit Fyre, along with Jenna and Beetle. There are some strange things about the island, including a Magykal girl named Syrah, a cat-shaped lighthouse that has lost its Light, and an eerie presence that sings to Septimus—can he escape the persistent call? Trouble is also brewing for Lucy and Wolf Boy, who have become entangled with some nefarious sailors at sea, and for Milo Banda, Jenna's father, who is harboring a mysterious treasure chest in his ship's hold.Charismatic storyteller Angie Sage continues Septimus Heap's Magykal journey with more laugh-out-loud adventures, more enchanting charms and spells, and an ever-deepening understanding of the interior life of a young hero.

Book Details

Genre: 

  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Series

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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The book starts off with Septimus getting his promotion and his fist assignment (to pick up his friends from the port). Once Septimus gets his friends, they meet an old figure from the past and stay with him for the night. On the way back to the Tower, they crash into one of the Isles of Syren. This is where the book takes place. Meanwhile Wolf Boy and Lucy go on an adventure that also takes them out to the Isle. They witness an object being stolen and placed strategically. They meet up with Septimus and Co.

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