• `Hale's writing is beautiful, with a vivid eye for detail' Daily Telegraph Anidora-Kiladra Talianna Isilee, Crown Princess of Kilindree, spent the first years of her life listening to her aunt's incredible stories, and learning the language of the birds. Little knowing how valuable her aunt's strange knowledge would prove to be when she grew older. From the Grimm's fairy tale of the princess who became a goose girl before she could become a queen, Shannon Hale has woven an incredible, original and magical tale of a girl who must understand her own incredible talents before she can overcome those who wish her harm. Shannon Hale has drawn on her incredible gift for storytelling to create a powerful and magical grown-up fairytale.

  • Conor, Abéké, Meilin et Rollan ont mis le cap sur le nord, afin de trouver l'ourse polaire Suka, la Bête Suprême, que l'on dit ensevelie dans la glace. Après de longues journées de marche, les Capes-Vertes et leurs animaux totems vont découvrir un village à l'écart du monde : Samis. Les habitants y connaissent une jeunesse éternelle, grâce à l'eau d'un lac. Alors que les Élus tentent de trouver Suka pour la convaincre de leur donner son talisman l'Ours de Cristal, ils sont attaqués par les Conquérants...

  • « Le meilleur hommage à Jane Austen » - Stephenie Meyer
    Jane Hayes est une jeune New Yorkaise en apparence tout à fait normale, mais elle a un secret : son obsession secrète pour Mr Darcy, ou plus précisément pour Colin Firth jouant Mr Darcy dans l'adaptation de la BBC de Pride and Prejudice.
    Résultat, sa vie amoureuse est proche du néant : aucun homme n'est à la hauteur de la comparaison. Quand une riche parente lui laisse en héritage un séjour de 3 semaines dans un centre chic pour les Austen-addicts, les fantasmes de Jane impliquant une rencontre fortuite avec un héros tiré tout droit de l'époque de la Régence deviennent un peu trop réels.
    Cette immersion dans cet Austenland réussira-t-elle à débarrasser Jane de son obsession pour lui permettre de rencontrer un vrai Mr. Darcy ?
    Vous voulez en savoir plus sur le livre et l'auteur ? Consultez le site officiel des éditions Charleston : www.editionscharleston.fr !

  • Fourteen-year-old Miri lives on a mountain where her ancestors have quarried stone and lived in poverty for generations. Then just before winter's first snowfall, a delegation from the lowlands arrive with exciting news. The king's priests have divined that her small village is the home of the future princess. In a year's time, the prince will come himself and chose his bride from among the girls of the village. The king's ministers set up an academy on the mountain, where every girl of age will be sent to learn the skills of a princess. But there is no way Miri can prepare herself for what lies in store.

  • A masterful, suspenseful story, revealed through the diary of a princess's maid, as she and her princess face the wrath of an evil prince - and we are introduced to the most wonderfully modern heroine

  • Enna and Princess Ani became fast friends in The Goose Girl, but now that Ani is married to Prince Geric, Enna returns to the forest. Then Enna's simple life changes for ever when she learns of her power to wield fire. Enna is convinced that she can use her ability for good - to fight Tira, the kingdom threatening the Bayern borders. But the power of the fire grows stronger and she is soon barely able to control it. Enna becomes more and more reckless and is captured by the Tiran army. A handsome and manipulative young captain drugs and holds Enna prisoner until Ani and her old friends Finn, and Razo attempt to free her. But has the desire to burn already gone too far?

  • Rin, Razo's little sister, is haunted by the forest she has always loved. When Razo invites her back to the city to be one of Queen Ani's waiting women, she happily accepts . . . only to end up on the adventure of her lifetime, following the queen, Enna and Dasha into the countryside in search of a fire-starting enemy that no one can see. As she learns more about the three women's magical talents, she finds her own strength comes from places both expected - the forest - and unexpected - the sound of her own voice.
    A brilliant addition to the Books of Bayern, this book is a treat for fans of this series, and stands alone for readers who might be discovering the joys of Shannon Hale's writing for the first time.

  • This long-awaited follow-up to Newbery Honor winner Princess Academy hit the New York Times bestseller list in the first week of US publication. A rich and compelling fantasy about one girl's journey to discover where her home and heart truly belong in a divided world is reminiscent of the best writing by authors like Eva Ibbotson and Cornelia Funke.
    With a chance to study at the university and live at the Queen's Castle, Miri leaves village life and is thrust into the bustling chaos of the city. Her best friend, Britta, has been chosen by the Prince of Asland to be his bride, and the royal wedding is fast approaching. But helping Britta prepare for her future is not an easy task. When Miri discovers a secret plot against the royal court - which is motivated by good - she feels torn. Will she choose loyalty to the princess, or reform for the people?
    As Miri struggles to resolve this dilemma in her own mind, her heart is suffering: an old love comforts her; a new crush consumes her; she yearns for her homeland. Can Miri find her way in this new place, or will she be considered a traitor? The fate of the kingdom is at stake.

  • Charlotte Kinder is in need of true escape when she heads from Ohio to Pembrook Park, a Jane Austen-themed retreat in the British countryside. But as it turns out, this vacation is no time to relax. Hearts are racing and stomachs fluttering in a tangle of intrigues - real and pretend, sinister and romantic - increasingly tough to sort out. It's midnight in Austenland, and Charlotte is about to prove herself a heroine worthy of Austen herself.

  • Anglais Austenland

    Shannon Hale

    Jane is a young New York woman who can never seem to find the right man-perhaps because of her secret obsession with Mr. Darcy, as played by Colin Firth in the BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. When a wealthy relative bequeaths her a trip to an English resort catering to Austen-obsessed women, however, Jane's fantasies of meeting the perfect Regency-era gentleman suddenly become more real than she ever could have imagined. Is this total immersion in a fake Austenland enough to make Jane kick the Austen obsession for good, or could all her dreams actually culminate in a Mr. Darcy of her own?
    In this addictive, charming and compassionate story, Shannon Hale brings out the Jane Austen obsessive in all of us.

  • Anglais Dangerous

    Shannon Hale

    Maisie 'Danger' Brown needs excitement. When she wins a harmless-sounding competition to go to astronaut boot camp, that's exactly what she gets . . . But she never imagined it would feature stumbling into a terrifying plot that kills her friends and might just kill her too. Now there's no going back. Maisie has to live by her middle name if she wants to survive - and she'll need to be equally courageous to untangle the romance in her life too. A clever, suspenseful thriller-adventure by New York Times bestselling author and master storyteller Shannon Hale.

  • War between Bayern and Tira is finally over. To cement the peace with their old sworn enemies, a group from each kingdom will cross to the other for a 'season of friendship'. At first all is well, but mysterious events in the Tiran capital arouse suspicions and anger bubbles just beneath the surface. Enna's friend Razo must find out who is masterminding these events before it's too late and they find themselves trapped in the heart of Tira as war breaks out.

  • A dangerous story is bubbling and almost all the Narrators are scared to tell it. Cracks in the World of Stories are spreading, and the ominous Shadow High is gaining power. Only one young, brave Narrator, Brooke Page, is ready to tell this tale.
    As the first cracks show, Frankie and Draculaura are accidentally transported to Ever After High, where they meet Raven Queen and Apple White. After the girls recover from the shock of learning that fairytales and monsters are real, they discover that the Evil Queen has escaped her mirror prison in search of the ultimate power, hidden in Shadow High. Frankie, Raven, Draculaura, Apple, and Brooke must stop the Evil Queen and save the World of Stories from the evil that lurks in Shadow High!
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  • Ever After High est un pensionnat pour les fils et les filles des personnages de contes de fée. Là bas ils apprennent à accomplir leur destinée. Le premier tome s'attarde sur la fille de Blanche Neige et la fille de la Méchante Reine qui sont meilleures amies jusqu'à ce qu'elles doivent choisir entre leur amitié et leur destin.

  • Un être mystérieux est arrivé du Pays des Merveilles. Sa simple présence et la magie qui en émane met tout sens dessus dessous à Ever After High ! les élèves se transforment en animaux ou en objets, les souris du palais se mettent à parler, et les magnifiques pelouses du parc virent au noir et blanc. Lizzie Heart, la future reine du Pays des Merveilles, Cedar Wood, la fille de Pinocchio, et Madeline Hatter, la digne héritière du Chapelier Fou, sont les seules à pouvoir agir. Elles vont devoir redoubler d'efforts et de ruse pour préserver leurs amis et leurs propres destins du terrible sort qui leur a été jeté...

  • Recueil de nouvelles centrées sur chacun des personnages principaux de l'univers Ever After High : Raven Queen, Apple White, Briar Beauty, Madeline Hatter, etc.

  • Qui a dit que les princesses devaient être toujours habillées en rose et rester à la maison à apprendre les bonnes manières ? Certainement pas la Princesse Magnolia, alias la Princesse Masquée, chasseuse de monstres en tous genres !
    La Princesse Magnolia déguste un chocolat chaud avec la Duchesse Tour de Tignasse quand, tout à coup, drrring ! drrring ! l'alerte à monstres se déclenche. Un énorme monstre bleu s'est attaqué aux chêvres. Arrêter les monstres n'est à priori pas un travail pour une gracieuse princesse comme Magnolia... Heureusement, notre héroïne a un secret : elle est la Princesse Masquée. Et elle n'a pas peur de s'attaquer aux grosses bestioles ! Le plus dur dans l'histoire, c'est de s'éclipser discrètement et d'enfiler sa tenue de super héroïne sans éveiller les soupçons de cette fouineuse de Duchesse !

  • Aujourd'hui, la Princesse Magnolia organise une fête pour son anniversaire, et elle veut que tout soit parfait. À peine ses amies princesses sont-elles arrivées que drrring ! drrring ! l'alerte à monstres se déclenche. Vite, la Princesse Magnolia se précipite dans le placard à balais, troque sa robe rose à froufrous contre son costume noir, et devient la Princesse Masquée ! Ni une ni deux, elle vient à bout du monstre entré dans le pâturage des chèvres et retourne au château. Mais alors qu'elle s'apprête à ouvrir ses cadeaux, l'alerte à monstres retentit de nouveau ! Cette fois, il va être difficile de quitter la fête de nouveau sans éveiller les soupçons des autres princesses... Les monstres ne peuvent-ils pas comprendre que ce n'est pas le bon moment pour une attaque ?!
     

  • In Shannon Hale's Ever After High: The Storybook of Legends the two heroines Raven Queen and Apple White discover a lost fairytale.

    For the first time, read the full version of that fairytale as an exclusive short story from the author!

    (Please note, this story is 1,200 words long.)

  • At Ever After High, an enchanting boarding school, the children of fairytale legends prepare themselves to fulfill their destinies as the next generation of Snow Whites, Prince Charmings and Evil Queens . . . whether they want to or not. Each year on Legacy Day, students sign the Storybook of Legends to seal their scripted fates. For generations, the Village of Book End has whispered that refusing to sign means The End - both for a story and for a life.

    As the daughter of the Evil Queen, Raven Queen's destiny is to follow in her mother's wicked footsteps, but evil is so not Raven's style. She's starting to wonder, what if she rewrote her own story? The royal Apple White, daughter of the Fairest of Them All, has a happy ever after planned for herself, but it depends upon Raven feeding her a poison apple in their future.

    What if Raven doesn't sign the Storybook of Legends? It could mean a happily never after for them both.

  • It's the aftermath of Legacy Day, the day when the students at Ever After High are supposed to pledge to follow in their fairytale parents' footsteps, and everyone is in a huff and a puff! Raven Queen, daughter of the Evil Queen, has refused to sign the Storybook of Legends, rejecting her story - and putting everyone else's in jeopardy.

    The Royal Apple White doesn't want to think Raven is being a rebellious pain, but Raven's choice means Apple might never get the poisoned apple, Prince Charming, and a kingdom to rule. Behind Apple stands the Royals, those who want to play by the book and embrace their stories. The Rebels, supporters of Raven, believe in breaking free from destiny and writing their own stories.

    But when the chaos and rivalry land wonderlandiful Madeline Hatter in trouble, Raven and Apple must bring the Royals and the Rebels together to shut the book on their feud before it threatens to end all of their Happily Ever Afters once and for all.

    Mirror, Mirror on the Wall...Who's the Unfairest of Them All?

    Don't miss the first book, Ever After High: The Storybook of Legends!

  • Join Briar Beauty, daughter of Sleeping Beauty, as she taps into her adventurous spirit to investigate and track down mischievous thieves who are causing trouble around the castle.

    Read all about it in this exclusive Ever After High short story by Newbery Honor author Shannon Hale.

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