|About the Book|
In the Beginning is the first in the Children of the Diadems series of books. It sets the scene for seven powerful friends, to experience some amazing, miraculous, magical, and sometimes scary adventures, in search of Hephzibah, the keeper of the diadems. If they are successful in their quest, evil will be banished from the earth and peace will reign supreme.Who or what is the strange being Eleanor encounters during her evening walk, and why does it seem to be following her? Many readers will identify with Tom’s feelings of anxiety and joy, when his pet cat Hildegarde, has her kittens. Why is Clovis the weak sixth kitten, so special, and will he survive to grow strong and healthy?This gripping story cleverly intertwines with family and school life, adding just enough to fire the imagination and entice the young reader to want to read more....For readers of 8 years and over.