T. A. Barron Unveils Redesigned, Interactive Website
October 12, 2021
T. A. Barron, the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of The Merlin Saga, has today revealed a redesigned website. Created with both new and longstanding fans in mind, the site features unique activities, content and resources, covering the full spectrum of Barron’s body of work.
Highlights of the new website include:
- A page for readers, complete with fun games and quizzes about Barron’s books, detailed maps to guide readers further into the worlds of Merlin, Heartlight, and Atlantis; a Merlin vocabulary guide; and more.
- A page for educators, packed with materials designed to spark students’ imagination and foster curiosity both inside and outside of the classroom. Videos and discussion guides are available as free resources to accompany Barron’s books, along with links to sister sites Inspiring Young Heroes and the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes, both of which celebrate outstanding young leaders and seek to inspire other young people to make a difference.
- A page for writers, including links and resources on the writing process and inspiration for aspiring authors. Especially useful is “A Special Essay For Writers” authored by Barron.
- A page for nature lovers, featuring Barron’s nature books, environmental writings and interviews, and favorite ways to help the Earth.
- User-friendly searchable databases for all of Barron’s books, media coverage, and blog posts.
- Information about the developing Merlin movie. For exciting news about the Merlin movie project at Disney, fans can visit this page.
“In this exciting year, I’m thrilled to unveil this brand-new website as a treasure trove of fun facts and meaningful insights about my work,” said Barron. “With the release of my new book, GIANT: The Unlikely Origins of Shim, the prequel to The Merlin Saga, just around the corner, I encourage everyone to dive in and explore all the site has to offer.”
Barron is the author of more than 30 highly-acclaimed books, including The Merlin Saga, which is now being developed into a feature film by Disney, The Great Tree of Avalon trilogy, The Ancient One, and The Hero’s Trail. His new book GIANT: The Unlikely Origins of Shim, the prequel to The Merlin Saga, will be released on October 26, 2021 and is available for preorder today.