A new, fully illustrated chapter book series from New York Times-bestselling author Jonathan Auxier! Welcome to the Fabled Stables, a magical building filled with one-of-a-kind creatures. Creatures including the Gargantula, the Yawning Abyss, the Hippopotamouse . . . and Auggie. Auggie is the only human boy at the Stables, and he takes care of all the other animals. The Fabled Stables have a mind of their own, and every so often, the building SHAKES and SHUDDERS, TWITCHES and SPUTTERS-it's making room for a new arrival! It's Auggie's job to venture out and rescue a new creature from mortal danger. But will he be able to complete his mission before it's too late? With some help from Fen (a literal stick-in-the-mud) and his animal companions, Auggie saves the day and makes a new friend in the process.
From the New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Auxier comes an enchanting standalone novel about the power of friendship and the beauty of finding home Nan Sparrow is one of London's countless climbers -children who spend their days cleaning chimneys. The work is brutal and dangerous. Thanks to her wits and will, Nan has managed to beat the deadly odds time and time again. But when she gets stuck in a chimney fire, it seems the end has come. Instead, she awakens to find herself unharmed in an abandoned attic. And she is not alone. Huddled in the corner is a mysterious creature-a golem-made from soot and ash. Together, these two outcasts carve out a new life-saving each other in the process. Lyrically told by one of today's most powerful storytellers, Sweep is a heartrending adventure about the everlasting gifts of friendship and wonder.
See below for English description.Conor, Abk, Meilin et Rollan sont quatre hros diviss entre diffrents mondes. Isols, ils tentent de contrer le mal, chacun leur manire. Avec un nouveau groupe dallis la fois trange et tonnant, les jeunes gardiens ont une chance relle de sauver leur domicile mais ils devront agir rapidement.Un ancien pige existe, cach profondment dans Erdas. Bien que ce pige ait le pouvoir de mettre fin la guerre une fois pour toutes, le moyen de lenclencher a t perdu. Les jeunes hros nauront quune seule occasion de se faire valoir. Ils devront travailler avec leur animal spirituel pour dcouvrir un ancien secret. Sils ny parviennent pas, alors tout sera dtruit.Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan are four heroes who are split between worlds, braving separate paths in order to stop this evil. With a strange and unlikely new group of allies behind them, the young guardians have a real chance at saving their home but they will have to move fast.An ancient trap exists, hidden within the folds of Erdas itself. Though it has the power to end this war for good, the means of starting the trap have been lost. The young heroes only have one shot. They must work with their spirit animals to uncover a secret older than time. If they cant, then everything will be consumed.Original title: Spirit Animals Fall of the Beasts #4: The Burning Tide
It's been five years since the Sweep disappeared. Orphaned and alone, Nan Sparrow had no other choice but to work for a ruthless chimney sweep named Wilkie Crudd. She spends her days sweeping out chimneys. The job is dangerous and thankless, but with her wits and will, Nan has managed to beat the deadly odds time and time again. When Nan gets stuck in a chimney fire, she fears the end has come. Instead, she wakes to find herself unharmed in an abandoned attic. And she is not alone. Huddled in the corner is a mysterious creature-a golem-made from soot and ash. Sweep is the story of a girl and her monster. Together, these two outcasts carve out a new life-saving each other in the process. Lyrically told by one of today's most powerful storytellers, Sweep is a heartrending adventure about the everlasting gifts of friendship and wonder.
A dark threat faces the world of Erdas in this riveting new saga from the New York Times bestselling series.
An ancient trap with the power to end this war for good is hidden within the folds of Erdas itself. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have one shot to work with their spirit animals to uncover a secret older than time...or everything will be consumed. (Runtime 4 hours, 47 min)
Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes is the utterly beguiling tale of a ten-year-old blind orphan who has been schooled in a life of thievery. One fateful afternoon, he steals a box from a mysterious traveling haberdashera box that contains three pairs of magical eyes. When he tries the first pair, he is instantly transported to a hidden island where he is presented with a special quest: to travel to the dangerous Vanished Kingdom and rescue a people in need. Along with his loyal sidekicka knight who has been turned into an unfortunate combination of horse and catand the magic eyes, he embarks on an unforgettable, swashbuckling adventure to discover his true destiny.Jonathan Auxiers strange and inventive debut, Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes, is a beautiful adventure told in a dashing and assured voice. Its Little Nemo in Slumberland meets Oliver Twist. I enjoyed it tremendously. Audrey Niffenegger, author of the bestseller The Time Travelers Wife