Hypable have an exciting exclusive for fans of David Tennant audio books - the first five minutes of him narrating the new Cressida Cowell novel, The Wizards Of Once. Cressida is the author of the beloved How To Train Your Dragon series of children's books, chronicling the saga of the Viking hero Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third, which David brought to vivid life for a series of twelve audiobooks.
Click here to visit the Hypable page and listen to the clip (Doctor Who fans may appreciate the queen's name!)
The Wizards Of Once
Once there was magic, and the magic lived in the dark forests. Until the warriors came....
This is the story of a young boy wizard and a young girl warrior who have been taught since birth to hate each other like poison and the thrilling tale of what happens when their two worlds collide.
Xar is a wizard boy who has no magic and will do anything to get it. Wish is a warrior girl, but she owns a banned magical object, and she will do anything to conceal it.
In this whirlwind adventure, Xar and Wish must forget their differences if they're going to make it to the dungeons at Warrior Fort - where something that has been sleeping for hundreds of years is stirring....
The Wizards Of Once will be be released on audio CD and Audible download on Tuesday 19th September. It will also be available in hardback and on Kindle on the same day with a paperback edition to follow on May 3rd 2018.
UK readers: Pre-order your copy here
US readers: Pre-order your copy here
Earlier this year it was announced that Dreamworks Animation have already picked up the film rights for the book.