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A Fairy's Guide to Disaster: Away From Whipplethorn, Book 1 | [A. W. Hartoin]

A Fairy's Guide to Disaster: Away From Whipplethorn, Book 1

Matilda Whipplethorn is about to get what she's always wanted, and it's a bad thing. Being a babysitter isn't much of a dream for the average thirteen-year-old, but Matilda is anything but average. She's half a centimeter tall, invisible to the human eye, and hearing-impaired. Her mother won't let her forget any of that. So for Matilda, adventures are in short supply. Finally agreeing to let Matilda take some responsibility, her mother gives her a list of emergency procedures for babysitting.
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Tiny fairies. Huge adventure.

Matilda Whipplethorn is about to get what she's always wanted, and it's a bad thing. Being a babysitter isn't much of a dream for the average 13-year-old, but Matilda is anything but average. She's half a centimeter tall, invisible to the human eye, and hearing-impaired. Her mother won't let her forget any of that. So for Matilda, adventures are in short supply.

Finally agreeing to let Matilda take some responsibility, her mother gives her a list of emergency procedures for babysitting. The only problem; humans aren't on the list.

Minutes into her first job, humans appear in isolated Whipplethorn Manor. They tear her home, the fireplace mantel, right off the wall of Whipplethorn and Matilda's afternoon babysitting job goes long term.

When the mantel ends up on display in an antique mall, the security that Matilda always took for granted is gone. She can lock the doors, but that doesn't keep the kids in or spriggans and the fly-eating phalanx fairies out. Matilda's up for an adventure, if only she could hear it coming.

©2012 A.W. Hartoin (P)2013 A.W. Hartoin

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    If you could sum up A Fairy's Guide to Disaster in three words, what would they be?

    Imaginative, funny touching


    What was one of the most memorable moments of A Fairy's Guide to Disaster?

    the standoff in the antiques mall


    What does Aris bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    I think she really emphasizes how annoying Gerald is


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    First time babysitter.....what could go wrong?


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