Presentation on theme: "The Taguien Cycle A Series for Young Adults Judy Lew, Project Editor."— Presentation transcript:
The Taguien Cycle A Series for Young Adults Judy Lew, Project Editor
Rationale Lucerne currently has no offering for young adults Fantasy series have been hits in this hard-to-please market Customers are turning to other publishers to meet demand Need to decide whether to offer the series to one author or to multiple writers
Characteristics of a Hit Fantasy A hero An ally A teacher An adversary An innocent A problem A journey A skill or power A battle A twist
The Hero Reluctant rebel Innately sympathetic Untested potential
Resources For more information about the authors and books mentioned in this presentation, visit these Web sites: Eoin Colfer: www.eoincolfer.com Madeleine L’Engle: www.madeleinelengle.com Diana Wynne Jones: www.dianawynnejones.com Garth Nix: www.garthnix.co.uk Christopher Paolini: www.alagaesia.com J.K. Rowling: www.jkrowling.com Jonathan Stroud: www.bartimaeustrilogy.com
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