Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Fairy Tales Every Child Should Know

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Twelve-year-old Murphy Moss has a fascination for ghosts, mysteries and anything creepy. He ends up working a few hours a week at the Secondhand Spook shop. The shop's owner supplies ghosts, phantoms and other unworldly creatures to those who want to buy or hire them for special occasions. Secondhand Spooks is filled with spooks, humour and all things ghostly.

Poison-Wynd is set in present day Dublin, and the shadowy dystopian underworld, where extraordinary creatures haunt the city. Thirteen-year-old Wil Dark is sent to Dublin to spend the summer with his unusual relative, Copper-man Carlisle, while his archaeologist father works abroad. Poison-Wynd is packed with mystery, adventure, and phantom-like moths in an underworld deep below Dublin.

If anyone in the village where 13 year old Tosni lives discovers he is developing strange powers they will kill him. He has to leave. But before he can put an escape plan into action Kavnen throws him out. In the middle of the night. In the middle of winter. Now his only chance of survival is to find his real parents, fast. But there are more than his parents interested in finding him.

Grum is a chapter book for grades 3-6. It is a story of two girls who discover magical bubble gum. The gum takes them on a series of magical and hilarious mishaps, such as sleeping with slugs, a magic pizzaria in the middle of the desert, a troll who needs help fixing his bridge. Children love this book. "It is as adventurous as "Coraline

Gryff the dragon doesn't like getting wet, doesn't eat food and doesn't understand human behaviour. He and Briony are supposed to be a team. Briony makes wishes and Gryff grants them. Or, at least, that's the general idea. The trouble is Briony knows nothing about dragons and hasn't a clue how to wish properly. It isn't going to be easy ...

Having suffered great loss and many changes in her life, nine-year-old Abigail Martin is thrilled by the chance to get away from it all when she receives an invitation to summer camp. In Destiny of the Metamorph, the second book in the C.A.M.P. Phoenix series, we join Abigail and her housemates for a second perspective of their first summer at an unusual camp for extraordinary kids.