Take one bored princess. Make her the seventh daughter in a very proper royal family. Have her run away. Add one powerful, fascinating, dangerous dragon. Princess Cimerone has never met anyone (or anything) like the dragon Kazul. But then, she's never met a witch, a jinn, a death-dealing talking bird or a stone prince either. Princess Cimerone ran away to find some excitement. She's found plenty.
"Great fun for girls or boys"
Beloved by children (and the parents lucky enough to share it with them) since it was first published in 1954, Half Magic is the uproarious tale of four siblings who discover a charm that grants exactly half of whatever they wish for--with results that are twice as predictable (and hilarious) as you might expect.
Those wicked wizards are at it again! This time they are draining power from the Enchanted Forest. And that does not sit well with Mendanbar the King. On the advice of the witch Morwen, Mendanbar decides to consult with Kazul, the King of Dragons.
"Wonderfully funny title"
An anthology of 13 monster tales features writings by Jack Prelutsky, Jane Yolen, Patrick Bone, Joe R. Lansdale, and others. By the author of My Teacher Is an Alien.
To escape the wrath of the king and his wicked soothsayers, an honest young man joins forces with a poet-turned-jackass and a young girl with mystical powers as they embark on a series of epic adventures through the land of Arkadia.
Poor Henry. It's not enough that his mother has sent him away from home to learn magic. It's not enough that everyone at his new school calls him Thornmallow because hes prickly on the outside, squishy within. Its not enough that the only talent he shows at Wizard's Hall is an ability to make messes of even the simplest spells. Now, Wizard's Hall is threatened by a cruel sorcerers fearsome beast, and it is up to Henry - er, Thornmallow - to save the day.
"The book that got me to love books"
Lionel the cat promises to return to his feline state if the magician Stephanus will transform him into a man. But Lionel becomes attached to his new life, which is filled with adventure, emotion, and the lovely Mistress Gillian. This action-packed fantasy follows Lionel as he encounters both the bright and dark sides of being human.