Shop at The Scholastic Store for the best books for children, educational resources for kids, crafts for kids, teachings resources and more. All purchases earn. The Forests of Silence has ratings and reviews. Ahmad said: The Forests Of Silence (Deltora Quest, #1), Emily RoddaThe Forests of Silence was. All that stands against him is the magic Belt of Deltora with its seven s. map to guide them, two unlikely companions set out on a dangerous quest. land of the Shadow Lord, they struggle toward their first goal–the sinister Forests of Silence.

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For the article about the location, go to Forests of Silence. Adin later became king of the united land called Deltora; yet he never forgot that the Enemy was not destroyed. The three relax and recuperate, while animals from all over Mid Wood enter the breach in Gorl’s wall and devour the vines. Right from the start, some of Rodda’s favorite motifs, such as secret codes and false identities, are in play, along with her subtly subversive portrayal of the ignorance and complacence of those in power; memorably, the villain’s plan hinges on infiltrating the royal court over many years and convincing each king of Deltora to wear his silencd belt less and less, until the artifact which was once worn at all times to ward off evil becomes little more than a symbolic ornament, worn once in a king’s rule and never again, with nobody the wiser as to silencs this tradition came to lf.

Before leaving, Jarred left a note in code for Endon saying that, should he ever need him, he qeust only have to shoot an arrow in the topmost fork of a hollow tree it was originally a game called ‘Aim High’ that both of them played when they were young and he would come.

Fforest also allowed the Enemy to enter the land. The people’s trust in Adin, channeled through the gems, was powerful enough to quedt back the Shadow Army into its own dark home, the Shadowlands. The Deltora Quest Series. The Forests of Silence. Sunlight enters the Dark, and the Lilies of Life bloom at last.

In secrecy, with only a hand-drawn map to guide them, two unlikely companions set out on a perilous quest. The Shadow Lord invades the country and a generation passes before the son of the king’s best friend can qyest up the quest to find these lost gems.


Refresh and try again. Knocked unconscious by the ambush, Lief and Barda wake up to find themselves paralysed and tied down inside the Forests of Silence.

He sends his son in his stead: Sixteen years later, the Shadow Lord tyrannically rules Deltora. My sister and I both read these in fourth grade I graduated high school this May, for referenceand to this day they rank among our favorite series read, ever.

Other books in the series. StarFruit This is the beginning of the best series I have ever read. When the Shadow Lord attacked, he and the prince fled the castle and found refuge in the forge he now lives in. Return to Book Page.

The Forests of Silence (Deltora Quest #1) by Emily Rodda

Barda asks is she is celtora lonely. I have got it but never read it The Library of Congress. Aug 12, Ashlyn rated it it was amazing. Jun 10, Lindsay Grogan rated it liked it. I can’t believe that Endon didn’t believe Jarred when he came to warn him, but noooooo Prandine had to freakout and call for guards because he thought Jarred had a knife to harm Endon.

Jarred escapes Prandine and finds that the city has fallen into disrepair, and Deltora has become a virtual dystopia.

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I enjoyed this book for its relative complexity and the intriguing glimpses of compelling character stories. They got split apart very sadly.

Retrieved from ” queat More on that in later reviews, naturally. Jared was a really smart kid and was great friends with the prince.

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I like to think of Deltora Quest as a precursor to epic fantasy series like Lord of the Rings foredt, A S I’m eight years older than my brother. I did feel tthe the villain in this view spoiler [the guy on the cover ;D hide spoiler ] was defeated a bit too quickly for my taste, but I suppose with such a short book you have to make allowances somewhere!

Endon did not want to do this, saying that his duty was to follow the Rule.

Seven Ak-Baba are seen flying away, each with a gem from the Belt of Deltora. The Knight has kept himself going for thousands of years by his avaricious guarding of the Lilies. Alarmed, she screamed out for Jarred. It would have been more believable for Jarred to sneak out, find out what was really going on, come back and find Endon in a private lesson or something, or foresst be able to find him, and go to the library, find the book, then tell Endon and get kicked out.

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They meet a girl named Jasmin. I recently read this book for the third of fourth time after a very long hiatus of reading hundreds of other YA and Adult fiction and I’m tye to say that it holds up very well. Despite being aimed at year old age bracket, I enjoyed rereading this classic gem excuse the pun as an adult.

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Thus, Lief, Barda and Jasmine set out on their quest. List of Deltora Quest characters. In my opinion, the book was really well put out and has a potential for an enjoyable series. The Seven Jewels Game When the gems are stolen and hidden in dark terrible places throughout the kingdom, the Shadow Lord triumphs, and Deltora is lost.

After the death of King Alton and his queen, Endon is proclaimed King in his father’s place.

I forget the plots and the characters names and what even the major point of the quest was He’s a strong off bold warrior with a penchant for deceit sulence stealth, as he’s been hiding his true identity under the guise of an idiot beggar for at least a decade.

Good enjoyable kids book that I still find myself turning to. I’m sure that if I went back now and read these books, they would lose their magic for me. Books by Emily Rodda. With every generation, the Belt was worn less and less, diminishing its effect.

Lief puts the Topaz in the Belt of Deltora and deltoa he, Barda and Jasmine and her two animal friends, Filli and Kree, set out on the quest to free the land of Deltora, by searching for the rest of the gems.

Sep 13, Jason Sharp rated it it was amazing Shelves: