Kendra and her brother Seth have no idea their grandfather is the current caretaker of Fablehaven. Cole Randolph was just trying to have a fun time with his friends on Halloween and maybe get to know Jenna Hunt a little better.
But when a spooky haunted house turns out to be a portal to something much creepier, Cole finds himself on an adventure on a whole different level. Long before they were spirit animals, the four were still legends - Great Beasts, the most powerful beings to roam the wilds of Erdas. Aided by a brave resistance of humans and animals, they gave their lives to protect the world from a threat more dangerous than any it had seen before: their own kind. Wise and cunning, gentle and ruthless, these are tales of the true heroes and villains in the war that started it all.
In fact, his favorite dream is of a world far away, a world where magic is as common as air, where animals tell jokes, and where trees beg people to pick their fruit. He even has a name for this place - Farworld. What do you get when you add up one middle school bully, two bank robbers, 57 puppy-mill dogs, 4, missing dollars, and five daring troublemakers led by the incomparable Riley Mack? One crazy caper!
In this merry, mischievous romp, master storyteller Chris Grabenstein, the award-winning author of Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library , teams with a full-cast of audio talent to introduce Riley Mack, a one-of-a-kind year-old hometown hero. The book The Language of Flowers , an uncle who writes about magic and a wonderful garden combine to create spells and wonders in the lives of four very imaginative children. A century before Heather and Picket's adventures in The Green Ember, a displaced community fights for hope on the ragged edge of survival.
Whitson Mariner and Fleck Blackstar face old fears and new enemies, forging a legend that will echo through the ages. Fourteen-year-old Ozzy lives near Portland, Oregon, and is desperate for help. His scientist parents have been kidnapped after discovering a formula that enables mind control. Their work was so top secret that Ozzy is afraid to go to the police, but without help, he fears he'll never find his parents. Then he stumbles across a classified ad in the local newspaper that says "Wizard for Hire. Call SPEL. After Ozzy meets the wizard Labyrinth - a. Rin - he's even more skeptical.
Princess Cora is sick of boring lessons. She's sick of running in circles around the dungeon gym. She's sick, sick, sick of taking three baths a day. And her parents won't let her have a dog. But when she writes to her fairy godmother for help, she doesn't expect that help to come in the form of a crocodile - a crocodile who does not behave properly. Do you have the courage, the wits, and the skill to claim a dragon's hoard? If so, apply within.
The sign is small, tucked into the corner of Mr. Apply Within. And for Alex, who has wished for a change in his life, it is an irresistible invitation. Upon entering Mr. Clutter's shop, Alex is swept away on an incredible adventure to a faraway land filled with heroic warriors, mysterious elves, and hard-working dwarves.
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A new threat faces the world of Erdas in this continuation of the New York Times best-selling series. Sojourner Truth was born into slavery but possessed a mind and a vision that knew no bounds. So Tall Within traces her life from her painful childhood through her remarkable emancipation to her incredible leadership in the movement for rights for both women and African Americans. Her story is told with lyricism and pathos by Gary D.enter
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Schmidt, one of the most celebrated writers for children in the 21st century. This audiobook is just right for introducing this legendary figure to a new generation of children. Dozens of children respond to this peculiar ad in the newspaper and are then put through a series of mind-bending tests. And you, dear listener, can test your wits right alongside them.
Only four children - Reynie, Kate, Sticky, and Constance - succeed. Their challenge: to go on a secret mission that only the most intelligent and inventive children could complete. The work was hard, thankless, and brutally dangerous. Eleven-year-old Nan Sparrow is quite possibly the best climber who ever lived - and a girl.
But when Nan gets stuck in a deadly chimney fire, she fears her time has come. Instead, she wakes to find herself in an abandoned attic. And she is not alone. Huddled in the corner is a mysterious creature - a golem - made from ash and coal. This is the creature that saved her from the fire. Thirteen-year-old Emily Poe has been given the opportunity of a lifetime: A chance to attend the exclusive Audyn School in Manhattan. It will take more than magical candy to win this war! Something fishy is going on at the new amusement center in Walnut Hills.
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The trouble seems linked to the mysterious disappearance of Mozag and John Dar, who have spent their lives policing the magical community. When Nate and his friends are asked to help investigate, they discover kids feverishly playing arcade games in an effort to win enough tickets to redeem one of four stamps: jets, tanks, submarines, and racecars. Rumor has it that the stamps are definitely worth it. But what do they do? The kids soon discover that the owner of Arcadeland is recruiting members for four different clubs.
When each club is filled, he will begin his quest to retrieve a magical talisman of almost unimaginable power. Find out in this sweetest adventure ever! So this book nicely follows Book 1 and if you liked it, you will probably like this too.
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The plot is more complex, a little more violent magic This time the evil magician is Belinda White's "wants to rule the world" brother What kid doesn't want to fly? Parents concerns are this time reduced by Cheese Nachos rather than White Chocolate. This children's picture book tells the story of playground friends having a contest to determine who has the best imaginary friend while trying to avoid the playground bully. I would turn my stuffed animals into imaginary friends, I'd go on adventures with imaginary comrades and I had a certain imaginary friend who was an invisible boy," Mull said.
The second book, being released on Oct. Main character Nate and his friends are asked to investigate Arcadeland when two of their other friends mysteriously disappear. Unlike the first book, Nate and his friends will need more than magical candy to figure out the secrets Arcadeland holds.
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When I was out visiting schools and signing books, I kept getting asked to do another one. Kids and adults kept asking for years. Knowing people wanted more got my wheels turning and I became excited about some new stories I could tell with those characters. So here I am, releasing another one," Mull said. He isn't exactly me as a kid, but he's pretty close. The character Summer was enough inspired by my sister Summer that they share the same name. I try not to take an entire person and make him or her a character. I prefer to mix and match attributes and create my own people. More real-life elements are described when Mull calls the Candy Shop War an "autobiographical fantasy adventure.
I know that sounds impossible, but I took many elements of my life when I was in fifth grade and then added fantasy elements to create the story," Mull said. These books made him fall in love with fantasy and led him to start imagining his own adventures.
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That is how I cope. So I guess it makes sense that to create my books, I draw elements from my real life then add in lots of fantasy. Mull does plan on writing third volumes for both Pingo and the Candy Shop War series within the next couple of years.