Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve updated this space! Gotta blame the lack of updates on the Avalon: Web of Magic animated series for that. Sorry.
Anyway, I finally have some news: Avalon: Web of Magic is being translated into French by Bayard Éditions! They have translated the first three books, with the fourth set to be released this June. Print editions are available on Amazon.fr, and e-book editions can be found in the US Kindle store.
The French translations have all-new covers, which I’ll post below with translations of the cover copy.
THE MAGES OF AVALON: THREE FRIENDS FOR LIFE
At 13, Emily and Adriane have the same passion: protecting animals in distress and their natural environment. Their friendship soon becomes evident! One day, as they try to save a wounded leopard, they discover a magical glade populated by incredible creatures, like Thunder, a silver wolf, and Ozzie, a funny ferret. The latter reveals to them that their magical world is in danger. Only three mages have the power to save them. Emily and Adriane were chosen, but the third is still missing…
THE MAGES OF AVALON: KARA’S CRYSTAL
The three mages are finally together: sweet Emily, energetic Adriane, and Kara the princess. Attracted by all that glitters, Kara dreams of finding her magic stone, like her friends. But a threat hangs over the wonderful world of Avalon. A unicorn, the most powerful magical creature, appears to warn them: a witch is trying to absorb all their powers. And she makes a terrible offer to Kara. If Kara accepts, she will get a precious crystal… The situation is serious. For Kara, it’s time to prove she’s one of the three mages of Avalon!
THE MAGES OF AVALON: ADRIANE IN THE SHADOWLANDS
Emily the healer, Kara the shooting star and Adriane the warrior are back in Ravenswood. Adriane spends all her time with Thunder, the silver wolf. While she thought she was the last of her kind, her pack reappears. Thunder must follow her family to the Realm of Aldenmor. Adriane is heartbroken! Emily and Adriane decide to help her, and the three mages of Avalon depart on Thunder’s trail. But they will have to cross the Shadowlands, where the Dark Sorceress and her deadly poison reign…
There’s no cover yet for the fourth book, but I found a synopsis.
THE MAGES OF AVALON: EMILY AND THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN
Something strange is going on in Ravenswood. Magic animals from the world of Aldenmor are crossing the passage in greater numbers to escape the terrible Black Poison. Emily is convinced that a wounded creature is hiding in the forest. Despite warnings from Kara and Adriane, she wants to go looking for it to heal it. But a monster with formidable hypnotic powers seems to follow the young mage… Emily, however, does not hesitate to go after the fearsome creature. But as the three mages cross the passage that connects their world to Aldenmor, they are far from imagining what they will discover…
Since the French editions are available in the US, I’ll eventually get a hold of them and search for anything that may have changed in translation. As you may have noticed, Stormbringer is called Thunder, Kara is a Shooting Star, and the Black Fire is now just a Black Poison.
Got any thoughts or reactions to the French editions? Chime in below!