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The Beast of Noor

(2006)
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Late one night, piercing screams awake the villages of Noor.

And the next day the bones of a young woman are found deep in the surrounding forests. Terror courses through the hearts of the villagers, along with something else...relief. An attack such as this is not uncommon in Noor.

The Shriker, a massive beast of unimaginable strength and rage, has roamed the dark woods for nearly three hundred years, savaging those unfortunate enough to encounter him. The people of Noor have lived in fear for so long that most have forgotten that the Shriker was once a loyal dog until the day his master betrayed and cursed him, condemning him to life as a monster. But Miles and Hanna Ferrell have never forgotten where the Shriker came from -- how could they? It was, after all, their ancestor who betrayed the dog.

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Hardback Editions

July 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Beast of Noor
Author(s): Janet Lee Carey
ISBN: 0-689-87644-0 / 978-0-689-87644-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

October 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Beast of Noor
Author(s): Janet Lee Carey
ISBN: 1-4424-4338-3 / 978-1-4424-4338-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


October 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Beast of Noor
Author(s): Janet Lee Carey
ISBN: 1-4169-2604-6 / 978-1-4169-2604-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Childrens Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

May 2010 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Beast of Noor
Author(s): Janet Lee Carey
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon UK   


May 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Beast of Noor
Author(s): Janet Lee Carey
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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