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Heroes of the valley


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Heroes of the valley

  1. 1. What I’d want the world to Read Done by : Low Zhan Peng Hong Kah Secondary School
  2. 2. <ul><li>Author : Jonathan Stroud Library Call Number Y English STR </li></ul>Heroes of the Valley
  3. 3. <ul><li>The book is about a young boy called Halli who became a legendary hero saving the valley from the Trows . He is the youngest son of the Sveinssons . The house was named after Svein , a legendary hero of the valley . There are a total of 12 houses in the valley . Each house is named after their heroes . They are Svein , Gest , Gisli , Rurik , Eirik , Egil , Ketil , Erlend , Arne , Hakon and Orm . Each of these heroes defeated the Trows and saved the valley . The battle is called “The Battle of The Rock”. </li></ul>Introduction
  4. 4. <ul><li>A Trow is a creature that is a big threat to the valley. It has long arms and claws and travels undergrounds . It invades farms at night and kills chickens and humans for food. They are twice as big as humans and pose a danger to the valley . Every trader walking in the valley has been killed so far , and many tales of the Trows have been told . </li></ul>What is a Trow ?
  5. 5. <ul><li>Annoyed by the killing , Svein assembles the 12 heroes together to fight off the Trows . The battle takes place in a huge rock that is about few hundred feet high . Although the heroes lost and died , the number of dead Trows was so high that ever since that battle , no Trows have been spotted. This battle is named “The Battle of The Rock”. </li></ul>The Battle of The Rock
  6. 6. <ul><li>Many years later , the people in the valley are all living their very normal lives . It seems that everyone had forgotten about the Trows . Some even thought that it was just a legend. In order to prove the Trow’s existence , Halli sets off on a journey to find a Trow . On his journey , he is accompanied by a girl named Aud . Aud is the daughter of the Arne. During the journey , they find many secrets of the valley , including the encounter with the Trow King . </li></ul>Story
  7. 7. <ul><li>This book is very interesting , and it keeps me engrossed in it for the whole day once I started reading the very first few sentences . It has many adventures inside it , and shows how Halli become a great hero in the end . It can captivate one’s mind totally and erase all of your troubles . It is really a great book for people who love adventure books. </li></ul>Why you should read this book
  8. 8. Picture of the book and the author
  9. 9. <ul><li>Google Official Jonathan Stroud Website </li></ul>Sources of information
  10. 10. Thank you!