The Forests of Silence is a collection of three forests that span both Topaz and Ruby The rest of Gorl’s vines were destroyed by the animals of the forest. All that stands against him is the magic Belt of Deltora with its seven s. Contact Us. Book – The Forest of Silence by Emily Rodda. Deltora Quest #1. Emily Rodda’s book “Deltora Quest; The Forest of Silence” is a fantasy book with magic like no other. The Kingdom of Deltora is under attack from the Shadow.

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Silenfe is the only Siskis that has seen and named in the books. Lief’s parents give him a sword forged by his father, in addition to a cloak crafted by his mother.

Gorl is a step better, and if you’re paying attention you’ll notice he already deviates heavily from what one might predict. That evening, he and his friend Barda leave for the Forests of Silence. Under their questions, Foresh narrates all, while Barda strives to break the psychokinetic control held by the knight over their bodies. I recently read this book for the third of fourth time after a very long hiatus of reading hundreds of other YA and Adult fiction and I’m pleased to say that it holds up very well.

The rest of the story takes place sixteen deltoga later, when the child of the blacksmith is nearly fully-grown. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I read them all in one weekend, and it lead to a lot of good conversations between us. The blacksmith was crowned first king of Deltora. If you miss the imaginary worlds you created as a child and wish, for a couple of hours, to slip back quesg one, then pick up this book and begin your Deltora Quest.

This was one of my favorite book series as a teen and was the book that really got me into reading fantasy. He therefore never let the Belt out of his sight. The Lilies produce a nectar of healing and, potentially, immortality. The series starts with a king and his best friend living a sheltered life. She qjest gathered up any possessions that were not burnt from the house and made a new home in the treetops, and that is how she has lived ever since.

Views Read Edit View deltota. Jarred then said that his own wife would give birth in early autumn.

The Forests of Silence (Deltora Quest #1) by Emily Rodda

Jasmine replies that she had the animals and trees to talk to, so she was not lonely. The nearest gem, the golden topaz, is to be found in Mid Wood, which is one of three perilous Forests of Silence. I remember reading these books in class underneath my desk, completely engrossed. Sign In Don’t have an account? It would have been more believable for Jarred to sneak out, find out what was really going on, come back and find Endon in a private lesson or something, or not be able to find him, and go to the library, find the book, then tell Endon and get kicked out.


The setting also helps character by having apart when a girl jumps out of a tree and join the heroes in there quest. There Jasmine shares a strange meal of fruit and nuts with Lief and Barda. Jarred tried to distract Prandine to give Endon and Sharn a chance to escape, but it did not work.

The evil Shadow Lord is plotting to invade Deltora and enslave its people. Jarred begins to suspect Prandine of treachery and searched for evidence that the Rule was corrupt.

Many years later, the Shadow Lord finally makes his move. After the boy and the warrior fight him to a standstill and are surely doomed – the warrior is dealt a mortal blow and his blood also soaks the roots of the vines – the girl convinces a living tree to crack off a huge bough to crush the knight into oblivion. Along the way, they must solve puzzles that aid them in their quest. They sleep during the day and come out during the night. He learned that it was Adin ‘s original intent for the king or queen to always wear the Belt and never let it out of their sight.

Realising that he can move, Lief gets up and begins to climb the nearest tree. Despite the warning signs along the path leading up to the Forests of Silence, the two head into the forest and are captured by the Wenn. View all 3 comments.

In my opinion, the book was really well put out and has a potential for an enjoyable series. However, it is also the home of Orchard Keepers: Did anyone read this sieries? In the centre of Mid Wood are the Lilies of Life, whose nectar has amazing healing properties. The Shadow Lord ruled Deltora for many years and the 7 Gems were gone so Leaf goes looking for them with some guy named Barda.

StarFruit This is the beginning of the best series I have ever read. Barda asks is she is ever lonely. To consummate this, a magical steel belt, the Belt of Deltora, is set around Endon’s waist. The books are short, but a qurst happens in each one.


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deltlra StarFruit I feel ya! The Queen kills the seneschal – the only witness to their discovering the truth – and they all flee the palace to cover their tracks. Jasmine, after a brief reluctance, rescues Lief and Barda, later to leads them to the Dark in the heart of Mid Wood. Top it off with an ocean surrounding the peninsula and Deltora is like Earth condensed into the size of Texas.

This first installment is by no means bad — in fact, it has some of my favorite elements of any book in the series, such the opening quets section, which follows a group of characters from a generation before the qquest characters of the series, and details the tragic story of qest the king of Deltora, Endon, was manipulated by the Foest Lord into weakening his own rule until defeat was inevitable, all while his best friend Jarred tried and failed to prevent this — leading to the main story of the series some twenty years later, when Endon and Jarred, now both in hiding, enact a plan to restore peace they had conceived of years prior, though neither is capable of doing it themselves.

The book opens with a boy called Jarred, a friend of Prince Endon. It was overall well done and I enjoyed it c: Good enjoyable kids book that I still find myself turning to.

The Forests of Silence

In fact, his opposition to the heroes is almost entirely coincidental, as he isn’t even aware that he possesses the gem they’re after and is instead trying to protect a completely different treasure they’d never heard of.

This first book in the first series apparently the Deltora line resembles the “Beast Quest” line, in that they are both long series of books broken up into shorter “mini-series” of five or six volumes each has an unusually complicated plot for a children’s bookand protagonists that exhibit a more complicated emotional range than sileence children’s books they’re angry, confused, and, at times, both resentful and distrustful of each other.

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