A world of magical and fierce unicorns

By reaching the age of 13, each child gets closer to a common dream: riding their own unicorn!

The children are sent to the island, to the gates of a unicorn egg hatchery. When a child hatches an egg, it is assigned a unicorn and is also identified with one of the four elements. This year Skandar Smith will have his unicorn. At least that’s what he wishes with all his heart…

The first part of a trilogy, Skandar and the Flight of the Unicorn is also the first novel by British author AF Steadman. We suppose she made her lessons by devouring the novels of the saga Harry Potter † It’s not for nothing that this literary adventure is presented from the start as that of a new hero of a magical universe, even a 2022 version of the wizard of Hogwarts.

Despite these many similarities between the two magical worlds, however, Skandar manages to make his own way…or his own flight into the hearts of readers!

By sticking their noses into this fantastic work, the reader must be prepared to change their view of a unicorn forever. The unicorns of the Skandar universe are not cute and docile, like the famous white horse of the brave knight of classic fairy tales. They are fierce, bloodthirsty, powerful and deadly.

Action, twists and magic

However, unicorns are paired with their rider and rider from hatching and they will do anything to protect this individual. It’s interesting to see the bond that Skandar develops with his unicorn. As a reader you quickly become attached to it.

Skandar and the Flight of the Unicorn is an action and magic story, where the themes of self-confidence, friendship and fulfillment emerge, as well as family values… and surprising family secrets.

fans of Harry Potter or not, many readers will be charmed and want to fly to this magical island!

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