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Blog Tour: The Blue Unicorn’s Journey To Osm by Sybrina Durant

Blog Tour: The Blue Unicorn’s Journey To Osm by Sybrina Durant

The Blue Unicorn’s Journey To Osm by Sybrina Durant

Style: a science fiction/fantasy illustrated ebook For teenagers and older readers


“An illustrated unicorn fantasy – from the unicorn’s point of view.”


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That is the “Plain Text” with illustrations model of this guide. The illustrations for this ebook are a lot smaller than the illustrations for the jpg solely model of this ebook. The print model offers probably the most pleasurable studying and viewing expertise.

This chapter guide is a collector’s dream containing web page after web page of lavish paintings. It accommodates almost 100 pages of story textual content by Sybrina Durant and the identical variety of pages of magnificent water-color illustrations by Dasguptarts. This ebook, written by Sybrina Durant and illustrated by Dasguptarts, provides readers a visible feast of over forty lovely water-color footage that every span two pages. Forty-two – straightforward to digest two-page chapters are chock filled with adventurous and entertaining morsels. This illustrated guide will develop into a favourite of teenagers and older fantasy readers. A companion coloring/ character description guide can also be obtainable at any on-line bookstore.

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Concerning the Writer:

I’m the writer of the “Learn To Tie A Tie With The Rabbit and The Fox” collection of educational books for girls and boys. I additionally co-write, edit and publish youngsters’s books by different authors, Sandi Johnson (Youngsters’s books) and Britt Brundige (Tween graphic novel). For the older crowd, there’s a bit little bit of romance by Historic Regency Romance writer, Gina Rose.

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Learn under for an excerpt from the guide:

The firebird hovered on the entrance of the canyon watching the three of them.


Blue was crunching on a rock. He giggled and stated one thing that seemed like “silly bird” to the pendragon they usually all laughed.


It was ridiculous. Girasol felt utterly powerless and her emotions have been harm, too. She had no concept how she might assist them.


“How can I make them listen to me?” she requested the mountains. Her usually vibrant orange flames had develop into a faint pink glow.


“You can’t,” a voice which appeared to return from nowhere and in all places on the similar time answered. “I have induced hebephrenia into their feeble minds.”


“Who are you and what is heb-phren-whatever you called it?” Girasol flared, melting a few of the ice from the close by rock faces.


“My, aren’t you a hot-head?” the voice chuckled at her show of anger. “I am Yegwa. They call me the spirit of false springtime. I have put your friends and the pendragon under a spell which makes them think this is a wonderful place to live.”


“Let them go,” the firebird demanded, blue-white sparks spouting from her feathered crown. She couldn’t see the spirit and was very annoyed.


“Let them go? I wouldn’t dream of it. It’s not often I have this much fun,” Yegwa stated in a voice hungry with anticipation. “My magic doesn’t seem to work on you though,” she stated thoughtfully. “It must be that hot blood of yours.”


“What kind of spirit are you? How can you enjoy watching your victims freeze or starve to death?” Girasol requested. “You are so wicked. I don’t know what’s worse—you or that evil sorcerer, Magh,” she shouted disgustedly.


“Magh? Sorcerer? Do tell…he sounds like someone I would like,” Yegwa requested with curiosity. “Is he single?”


“Single? What?” Girasol blazed. “Forget about Magh! I don’t have time for this back and forth with you.”


“Ooh, well, la-ti-da…aren’t you the peppery dish,” Yegwa stated, letting unfastened a shrill cackle. “If I had teeth, I’d eat you right up!”


“What about my friends?” the firebird requested once more. She appeared across the prime of the canyon partitions looking for the proprietor of the ghostly voice.


“You’re welcome to keep company with them if you wish. I don’t keep anyone imprisoned, you know,” Yegwa stated, making an attempt to sound sugary candy.


“Thanks a lot,” Girasol stated sarcastically. She tapped her head together with her proper wing, making an attempt to determine a approach to save her pals. “Hot blood. . .hmmm. . .Warmth. . .that’s it,” she realized. “If they’re going to snap out of this, they need to be warm!” she thought all of the sudden.


They have been going to freeze to demise if she didn’t assist them quickly. She remembered seeing Blue decide up some pepo seeds earlier. She searched the bag hung throughout his shoulder and introduced one out. He was up to now gone, he didn’t even discover her. One seed would give her sufficient power for 5 days. “In this cold, I might need this and more to keep them warm,” she thought, whereas chewing the seed.


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This can be a unicorn fairytale – from the unicorn’s perspective.


What was your favourite scene to write down?  I’m not a fan of bugs however in nature even the yuckiest bugs have a helpful function.  With this scene, I needed to precise to others that issues aren’t all the time how we think about them. . .

In Protection Of A Bug


Girasol turned out to be a terrific information.  She flew slowly sufficient for Blue and Gaiso to comply with her smoke trails simply.  She flew excessive sufficient to scout out the most effective routes for the land sure vacationers.


There was not a lot to see on the Phlat Plains under.  Vegetation was sparse apart from a number of low, wide-spreading timber and plenty of tall grass.


The solely factor the firebird ate was the seed of the Pepo tree.  There weren’t many on the plains. When she lastly noticed one, she swooped previous, plucked a seed and popped it into her mouth.  Pepo seeds have been concerning the measurement and shade of a purple plum. Every time she ate one, she gained a substantial amount of power.


“A single Pepo seed gives me energy for five whole days,” she had advised Blue the primary time they met.


Watching her now, Blue determined it could be clever to retailer a few of the seeds in his bag for her. . .simply in case of an emergency later.


A number of minutes after eating on the Pepo seed, one thing uncommon on the bottom under caught Girasol’s eye.  Two-leggers have been pounding sharpened sticks of wooden into the bottom to carry a internet over a captured Humongas Elutron.  Girasol raced again to Blue and Gaiso, hoping to persuade them to assist her rescue the poor defenseless beetle.


Serving to a bug was not precisely on the prime of Blue’s precedence record. . .particularly not a humongous bug.  “I don’t know. . .me and bugs don’t really get along,” he stated, remembering the current buzzy-biter encounter.  He felt a sudden jab of ache poking the place he had been stung.


Girasol refused to surrender, “These Bugans are a filthy crew of bug bashers,” she advised them.  “They make shoes and shields from Elutron wings. They even use their filmy under-wings for veils and scarves.”


Girasol’s subsequent phrases have been horrifying.  “After they’ve ripped it all away, they’ll just leave him defenseless to die on the plains.”


Blue didn’t want extra convincing.  He knew he had to assist the beetle. He swallowed his worry of bugs however he was nonetheless fearful about his preventing talents.  In any case, he didn’t have any magic.


“You will do very well with your horn and hooves. Those are the weapons I use and I certainly win battles,” Gaiso stated.  


“What if I can’t remember what you taught me?” Blue requested.  He didn’t need to let Gaiso down however he was scared.


“It will be fine, Blue,” Gaiso assured him.  The stag knew the unicorn had by no means confronted an precise foe.  Although he was frightened for him, he stated, “You will know what to do once you are in battle.”


The companions raced to the bug’s rescue.  Regardless that the preventing was intense, it ended in a short time.  Gaiso skewered two of the Bugans whereas the firebird roasted one other together with her fiery breath.


The battle was over earlier than Blue even had an opportunity to be concerned.   Gaiso and Girasol have been joyful that they had spared him that have however the unicorn was stunned to really feel overlooked.  “Why did you stop me, Gaiso? I was ready for that fight.”


“Ah, my young friend.  Don’t be in a hurry to be part of such violent events,” Gaiso advised him.


Blue was confused.  “But, isn’t this what you’ve been training me for?” he requested.


“No, I’ve trained you for survival.  I’ve trained you to defend yourself. This is different. It’s hard to end the life of another, especially when it’s not your fight.  You’ll be fighting your own battles soon enough.”


Blue was not comfortable however he accepted Gaiso’s rationalization.  Working shortly, they freed the Humongas Elutron from the web.


“His name is Leder,” Girasol advised them as they tried to assist him together with his wounds.

To their shock, he refused their medicines.  Blue watched, dumbfounded, because the bug jumped into an enormous mud pit.  It rolled forwards and backwards till completely coated with the slimy stuff.


Blue couldn’t perceive what the bug was doing.  “The minerals in the mud have healing powers,” Girasol defined.


Positive sufficient, Leder walked out of the mud, utterly healed.  Blue was glad the firebird knew that the mud was like drugs for the bug. He had been considering of utilizing one among Cuprum’s water purification tablets to make a pleasant clear pool of water.


It felt unusual to assume his good deed may need killed Leder or that it may need even have ruined the setting for all Elutron.


Giving because of his saviors, the bug ended with, “Someday. . .repay.  Home now…” Then, he scuttled away into an enormous gap coated with a lot tall grass that nobody had even observed it was there.


“Glad no one broke a leg,” Gaiso muttered.


The battle had been thirsty work so Blue positioned a inexperienced water extraction pebble in a cup of mud.  Gaiso was uncertain that an strange coloured stone might flip mud to water.

At first, nothing a lot occurred.  He was nearly to say, ‘I informed you so‘ when the mud turned to crystal clear fluid.


Blue took a style and grinned.  “Ummmm. Refreshing.” He provided Gaiso a sip.


“This is great,” Gaiso stated, feeling a lot better. “Cuprum’s water magic is wondrous.”  


Later that night time, Blue determined he was glad that they had stopped to assist the enormous beetle.  Typically placing oneself apart to assist one other was the correct factor to do. This bug was not so dangerous in any case.


What was the toughest scene to edit out?

I initially meant for this ebook to be a full-fledged novel however after I turned acquainted with the illustrator, I noticed that it actually deserved to be introduced to the studying public as an illustrated guide.  So, I made a decision to cull all of it down to only two pages per chapter adopted by a two web page illustration. Due to that call so many scenes have been edited out of the unique story that it’s troublesome to say which was the toughest to let go of.  


What are readers most going to like about The Blue Unicorn’s Journey To Osm?

I hope that readers will love moving into the minds of this unicorn tribe.  Every one has his or her personal distinct character and magical potential. Every particular person unicorn has their very own insecurities and fears however  as their tales unfold they uncover that they’re much extra able to contributing to the tribe’s nicely being than that they had ever imagined they could possibly be.  Each unicorn working collectively is important for attaining their final aim. There’s a saying that I simply love that completely displays what I imply right here, “Teamwork makes the dream work.”


What guide would you advocate subsequent for readers who liked The Blue Unicorn’s Journey To Osm?

Watership Down by Richard Adams can be a superb selection for followers of The Blue Unicorn’s Journey To Osm.  It’s a tremendous rabbit fairytale – informed from the rabbit’s viewpoint. It made fairly an impression on me as a result of I had by no means earlier than thought-about that animals could possibly be able to humanistic emotions and actions.  Perhaps they aren’t actually…however that ebook made me assume that something is feasible within the fantastical realm of nature.


What’s subsequent for you?

I’m going to complete the Blue Unicorn novel as a result of there’s much more that readers may need to find out about him and his metal-horned tribe.  On the similar time, I’m additionally compiling an in depth glossary for the novel. Will probably be referred to as The MarBryn Compendium and can include numerous details about the unicorn characters and the way I got here up with their magical talents.  It can additionally delve extra deeply into the worlds of MarBryn and Unimaise and all the creatures and lore from each locations.