Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
Dangerous Doorways are for Elfling Princes: A Whimsical Collection of Elven Fairy Tales by H.M. Forrest is a collection of fantastical short stories that will take young readers into the enchanting world of elves. This book gives glimpses of their lives, traditions, royal families, and personalities from all the ages. The stories are based on four different worlds and the book is divided into four sections. The first section deals with the elves in a time very close to our own. The second section is about the elves from times past, and the third and the final sections take readers into the intricate world of this compendium. Whether it is about Artonian or Varedlas or Sathoran, Tador, or the rest of the characters, the stories are enchanting and compelling and will take readers on a magical ride into elfdom.
Dangerous Doorways are for Elfling Princes has adventure, action, suspense, whimsy, and fun, and every story in this book is captivating in its own way and pulls readers into the wonderful world of elves. The adventures, the wonders, the woods, the elfling princes and princesses, the encounters, and forbidden territories all make this collection entertaining and enjoyable. H.M. Forrest creates a world that is unique and whimsical and takes youngsters on an enthralling trip to another realm where they come into contact with the elves, their lives, and their magic. The narration is vivid and creates an illusion that will fascinate young readers until the end of the book. The fluidity in expression gives the stories a good flow and movement.