Giant: The Unlikely Origins of Shim (Merlin Saga)

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Shim is a young giant who has always known a world filled with peace. He is unusually big and strong even though he is a young giant. Shim lives on a magic isle where there are wizards and fairies. Everything is perfectly calm until suddenly, Shim’s world bursts into chaos! An attack causes Shim and his mother to flee their home in search of the one person who can help them: the mysterious Domnu. When a horrible wager goes wrong Shim is shrunk to barely even a fraction of his true size. When the spell is done Shim has lost almost all his memory. He only remembers that he liked honey, that he was a giant, and his mother’s last words to him. Shim goes on an amazing journey to regain his memory. He makes many friends and even some enemies, but he never stops. Buy the book to go on Shim’s journey with him through the huge isle of Fincayra.

Giant: The Unlikely Origins of Shim (Merlin Saga) is a fantastical read that many will enjoy. It was not quite as interesting for me; it may be better suited for tweens, teens, and young adults between the ages of twenty to thirty years old. Though it was a good read, the characters were not relatable to me and the storyline did not capture and keep my attention.

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Author T.A. Barron
Star Count 3/5
Format Hard
Page Count 272 pages
Publisher Philomel Books
Publish Date 26-Oct-2021
ISBN 9780593203491
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Issue January 2022
Category Tweens