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Scales and Stardust

(2022)
(The second book in the Bear House series)
A novel by

 
 
Return to the gritty medieval world of the Bear Highen in this thrilling high fantasy follow-up to The Bear House.

The war in the Bear Highen is over. Aster, at thirteen, has defeated her uncle and become the High Queen. Peace is good, but things are still difficult: political challenges confront her, personal challenges stymie her, and the massive Hemoth Bear, symbol of the House of the Bear, is beginning to resist her control.
 
When, during a royal hunt, Aster stumbles on a young girl living in a nest of wyverns, matters become even more complex. Because this girl is not a girl at all. She is a living star, come down from her constellation, on a mission both terrible and glorious. And there is no shortage of those who want to use her cosmic powers for their own ends—rival kings, rival friends, and even three deadly sisters from the plane of demons, one of whom has an offer for Aster she may find it difficult to refuse....
 
A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Hardback Editions

October 2022 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Bear House: Scales and Stardust (Bear House, 2)
Author(s): Meaghan McIsaac
ISBN: 0-8234-4661-1 / 978-0-8234-4661-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Holiday House
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Kindle Editions

October 2022 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Bear House: Scales and Stardust
Author(s): Meaghan McIsaac
Publisher: Holiday House
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU