The start of a stirring fantasy trilogy from Emily Rodda, the internationally bestselling author of Dragons of Deltora! The walled city of Weld is under attack from ferocious flying creatures that raid in the night, bringing death and destruction. The Warden calls for Volunteers to find and destroy the Enemy sending invaders, and the heroes of Weld answer the call one by one, never to return. Rye is officially too young to go, but his brothers are among the lost and he must find them. What terrors await him beyond the Wall?
Questions, activities, and comparisons for teaching with Emily Rodda's The Golden Door and The Silver Door, books in a fantasy trilogy featuring a young protagonist who must step into the unknown to defend his city against flying beasts that kill in the night.