The Tale of Willaby Creek
A magical tale of amazing sacrifice...
When a violent windstorm strikes an enchanted rain forest many of the woodland creatures of Willaby Creek are stranded, injured, or lost forever to the frenzied force of the tempest.
Basil, a black bear full of doubt and fear, becomes the unlikely leader to head a woodland creatures' rescue. He is joined by Daphne, a spunky blue dryad; Oliver, a wise horned owl; Elbert, a noble elk; and a host of other creatures that inhabit the enchanted rain forest.
Dangerous twists and turns in this animal adventure-fantasy cause Basil to discover a courage, and a conviction, he never knew he had. The answers to the ancient mysteries in this magical tale emerge in an extraordinary finale under the tall timbers of the hidden hinterland.
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Illustrated by Michael Lindstrom
Journey to Snowdonia
Henry and Harriet are proper children, who live in a proper house, on a proper street, in Victorian London. But when their father, Mr. Charles W. Smithwaite, decides to take the family on a winter holiday in Wales, the siblings go on an outing that is anything but proper. Whilst their father & mother are busy with their society friends, Henry & Harriet venture away from the country manor, into the ancient Gwydir Forest, deep in the land of Snowdonia. Then, when a mishap occurs in the mysterious woods, they discover the magical powers of the amazing creatures that live amidst the misty mountains of Wales. But most importantly, they learn about trust, and about kindness, and about the necessity for courage when confronted with an adversary. A magical tale of whimsy & wonder, sure to delight readers this holiday season!
Illustrated by Michael Lindstrom
The Night of the North
In 1927, Nolan Soderstrom and his father leave Minnesota to learn the life of naturalists in the Territory of Alaska. But when they visit Mt. McKinley National Park over their winter holiday, Nolan finds himself lost and all alone at the base of Denali, deep in the uncharted wilderness. Dangerous animals, a mighty winter wind, and even a mesmerizing display from the Northern Lights, are a few of the events twelve-year-old Nolan experiences on his daring adventure in the wilds of Alaska.
Breathtaking twists and turns in this beautifully illustrated tale will entertain readers of all ages this holiday season!
The Sibylline Scroll
LIVVI BIDDLE has never believed in the supernatural, fairy tales, or hocus-pocus of any kind. Her humdrum life consists of resisting rude remarks of the neighborhood bully, dealing with her demented granny, and grappling with grief after the unexpected death of her mother. But when she encounters the ghost of her beloved mother, and learns an eerie bit of family history, the eleven-year-old girl is caught up in the magical realm indeed. And when she travels to Great Britain and receives a mysterious locket from her paternal grandmother, things only become more bizarre. While Livvi and her father visit Stonehenge, the unsuspecting girl is briefly thrust back in time where she encounters an iconic world leader. Livvi Must discover why these extraordinary events are occurring, while unbeknownst to her, a strange and sinister being with the Sibylline Scroll plots to end her life.