The Accidental Apprentice by Amanda Foody

The Accidental Apprentice

Wilderlore #1

Amanda Foody

fiction fantasy middle grade adventurous fast-paced

304 pages | first published 2021


Kate Prosswimmer at S&S/McElderry has bought Ace of Shades author Amanda Foody's Wilderlore, a middle grade fantasy series, in a two-book preempt. The first novel, The Accidental Apprentice, tells of Barclay Thorne, a boy whose highest ambitio...
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adventurous 100%
lighthearted 50%
funny 43%
hopeful 37%
mysterious 37%
inspiring 25%
emotional 12%
relaxing 12%
reflective 6%


fast 81%
medium 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 53% | Plot: 30% | Character: 15%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 83% | No: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 9%

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