Young Arcan and the Garden of Loc
Young Arcan and the Garden of Loc (Tales from the Emberthel)
Young Arcan and the Garden of Loc
Matthew Milson
Young Arcan and the Garden of Loc is the story of Arcan, an eleven-year-old boy who befriends a talking tree named Arborgast. When Loc, one of the creators of the world, begins to steal the spirit of life from the lands, Arcan is compelled to save his dying friend and all of Emberthel. Journeying to Loc's Garden, Arcan seeks to free the world's stolen life essence.

Book Details


  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Juvenile Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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One day, when a boy named Arcan lost his parents, he had to move to an orchard with his grandfather. After making friends of the orchard trolls, Arcan felt like he was beginning to fit in. Soon, after a hard days work in the orchard, Arcan decided to take a walk when he happened upon a tree hunched over studying him. Then the tree talked. Arcan began to visit the tree everyday. Arborgast was what he decided to name the tree. One day, the tree hears a noise, and a bluebird lands on one of his out-there branches.

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