McGowen, Tom THE MAGICIAN'S CHALLENGE
New York: Lodestar Books/Dutton, (1989). 0525672893 / 9780525672890 First edition. Hardcover. A bright, fresh, fine copy in buff boards lettered in green foil to the spine; in a mildly age-toned, else fine illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Michael Hays. No remainder mark!!
When the city of Orello is destroyed by reen--intelligent, ratlike creatures---Armindor the magician, his apprentice Tigg, and orphan Jilla undertake a dangerous quest. Third novel in McGowen's Armindor trilogy of YA fantasies.