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The Gift

(2001)
(The Naming)
(The first book in the Books of Pellinor series)
A novel by

 
Maerad is a slave in a desperate and unforgiving settlement, taken there as a child when her family is destroyed in war. She doesn't yet know she has inherited a powerful gift, one that marks her as a member of the noble School of Pellinor and enables her to see the world as no other can. It is only when she is discovered by Cadvan, one of the great Bards of Lirigon, that her true identity and extraordinary destiny unfold. Now, she and her mysterious teacher must embark on a treacherous, uncertain journey through a time and place where the forces of darkness wield an otherworldly terror. The first book in a projected quartet, Alison Croggon's epic about Maerad and her remarkable yet dangerous gift is a beautiful, unforgettable tale. Presented as a new translation of an ancient text, "The Naming evokes the rich and complex landscape of Annar, a legendary world just waiting to be discovered.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy    Get it on Google Play

"An epic fantasy in the Tolkien tradition, with a strong girl hero...I couldn't put it down!" - Tamora Pierce


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Hardback Editions

May 2008 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Naming: The First Book of Pellinor
Author(s): Alison Croggon
ISBN: 1-4352-6727-3 / 978-1-4352-6727-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Paw Prints 2008-05-29
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March 2006 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Naming (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Pellinor)
Author(s): Alison Croggon
ISBN: 1-4177-4939-3 / 978-1-4177-4939-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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May 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Naming: The First Book of Pellinor (Pellinor Series)
Author(s): Alison Croggon
ISBN: 0-7636-2639-2 / 978-0-7636-2639-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

June 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Naming: Book One of Pellinor
Author(s): Alison Croggon
ISBN: 0-7636-9443-6 / 978-0-7636-9443-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


July 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Gift (The Five Books of Pellinor)
Author(s): Alison Croggon
ISBN: 1-4063-6988-8 / 978-1-4063-6988-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Walker Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


June 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Gift: The First Book of Pellinor: 1/4 (The Books of Pellinor)
Author(s): Alison Croggon
ISBN: 1-4063-3876-1 / 978-1-4063-3876-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Walker
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May 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: Gift, The: The First Book of Pellinor
Author(s): Alison Croggon
ISBN: 0-14-300889-7 / 978-0-14-300889-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
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March 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Naming: The First Book of Pellinor (Pellinor Series)
Author(s): Alison Croggon
ISBN: 0-7636-3162-0 / 978-0-7636-3162-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


May 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Gift (Pellinor Trilogy)
Author(s): Alison Croggon
ISBN: 1-84428-636-3 / 978-1-84428-636-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
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September 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Gift: The First Book of Pellinor (The Treesong trilogy)
Author(s): Alison Croggon
ISBN: 0-14-029343-4 / 978-0-14-029343-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin Books
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Audio Editions

April 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: The Naming: The First Book of Pellinor
Author(s): Alison Croggon
ISBN: 1-5366-6799-4 / 978-1-5366-6799-8
Publisher: Candlewick on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


April 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Naming: The First Book of Pellinor
Author(s): Alison Croggon
ISBN: 1-5113-0079-5 / 978-1-5113-0079-7
Publisher: Candlewick on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


December 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Gift: The First Book of Pellinor
Author(s): Alison Croggon
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon   


December 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Gift: The First Book of Pellinor
Author(s): Alison Croggon
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


April 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Naming: The First Book of Pellinor (Pellinor Series)
Author(s): Alison Croggon
ISBN: 1-4418-6274-9 / 978-1-4418-6274-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


April 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Naming: The First Book of Pellinor (Pellinor Series)
Author(s): Alison Croggon
ISBN: 1-4418-6275-7 / 978-1-4418-6275-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


April 2011 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Naming: The First Book of Pellinor (Pellinor Series)
Author(s): Alison Croggon
ISBN: 1-4418-6276-5 / 978-1-4418-6276-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick on Brilliance Audio
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April 2011 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Naming: The First Book of Pellinor (Pellinor Series)
Author(s): Alison Croggon
ISBN: 1-4418-6277-3 / 978-1-4418-6277-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


April 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Naming: The First Book of Pellinor
Author(s): Alison Croggon
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

September 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Gift (The Five Books of Pellinor Book 2)
Author(s): Alison Croggon
Publisher: Walker
Availability: Amazon UK   


December 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Naming: The First Book of Pellinor (Pellinor Series 1)
Author(s): Alison Croggon
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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