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"The Last of the Sky Pirates" by Paul Stewart is the first book in the Rook trilogy which is part of the Edge Chronicles series. When Rook is chosen to continue his studies at Lake Landing, he sets out on the dangerous journey, facing many perils as he gains knowledge of many things in his world as well as his past. "The Last of the Sky Pirates" is an entertaining adventure that shows how this foundling becomes a hero.
While living in the Undertown sewers with the Librarian Academics, Rook dreams of becoming a librarian knight, chosen to continue his education at Lake Landing and search for the cure to stone-sickness, a mysterious ailment that ruins rocks' buoyancy and makes skysailing impossible. Rook is shocked when he is chosen, along with Stob and Magda. Disguised as merchants, Rook, Stob and Magda travel along the Great Mire... View more of the The Last of the Sky Pirates Summary