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"The Sandman and the War of Dreams" by William Joyce
“The Sandman and the War of Dreams” by William Joyce
While I’m not a huge fan of the name ManSnoozy, I do love how epic the Sandman truly is. And the story of Pitch and his real daughter? That was [...]
"Toothiana, Queen of the Tooth Fairy Armies" by William Joyce
“Toothiana, Queen of the Tooth Fairy Armies” by William Joyce
I did not expect to like Toothiana’s back story as much as I did! Yes, we already know that I watched the movie first… Therefore, based on the [...]
"E. Aster Bunnymund and the Warrior Eggs at the Earth's Core" by William Joyce
“E. Aster Bunnymund and the Warrior Eggs at the Earth’s Core” by William Joyce
This is the best version of the Easter Bunny I’ve ever come across, hands down. I especially love his warriors. Pitch, the Nightmare King, and his [...]
"Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King" by William Joyce
“Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King” by William Joyce
This was an amazingly imaginative new take on Santa and his mythology. This is definitely a book I’ll be saving for my future children and [...]
“Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Be My Valentine” by Brian Houlihan
“Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Be My Valentine” by Brian Houlihan
Super cute and my four-year-old niece loved it. She kept pressing the button that makes the kissing noise, though, and exclaiming that there’s no one [...]
"How Do I Love You?" by P.K. Hallinan
“How Do I Love You?” by P.K. Hallinan
This is adorable! How Do I Love You? Let me count the ways…from this familiar beginning comes a new love poem, from parent to child. This touching [...]
“Keys to the Demon Prison” by Brandon Mull
“Keys to the Demon Prison” by Brandon Mull
Back of the Book: Since ancient times, the great demon prison Zzyzx has protected the world from the most dangerous servants of darkness, including [...]
Walt Disney's Cinderella
Walt Disney’s Cinderella
Back of the Book: In her haste to flee the palace before the magic of the fairy godmother loses effect, Cinderella leaves behind one clue to her identity. [...]
“Secrets of the Dragon Sanctuary” by Brandon Mull
“Secrets of the Dragon Sanctuary” by Brandon Mull
Back of the Book: Brace yourself for a shocking secret. Two hidden artifacts have been found. Three more remain unrecovered. More preserves face [...]
“Grip of the Shadow Plague” by Brandon Mull
“Grip of the Shadow Plague” by Brandon Mull
Back of the Book: Very strange things are afoot at Fablehaven. Someone or something has released a plague that transforms beings of light into creatures of [...]
“Rise of the Evening Star” by Brandon Mull
“Rise of the Evening Star” by Brandon Mull
Back of the Book: At the end of the school year, Kendra and her brother Seth find themselves racing back to Fablehaven, a refuge for mythical and magical [...]
"Fabelhaven" by Brandon Mull
“Fablehaven” by Brandon Mull
Back of the Book: For centuries mystical creatures of all description were gathered into a hidden refuge called Fablehaven to prevent their extinction. The [...]
"The Bad Beginning" by Lemony Snicket
“The Bad Beginning” by Lemony Snicket
Back of the Book: Dear Reader, I’m sorry to say that the book you are holding in your hands is extremely unpleasant. It tells an unhappy tale about [...]
"The Magicians Nephew" by C. S. Lewis
“The Magicians Nephew” by C. S. Lewis
Back of the Book: NARNIA…where the woods are thick and cool, where Talking Beasts are called to life…a new world where the adventure begins. Digory and [...]
“The Unicorn and the Lake” and “The Unicorn Alphabet”
I’m reading these two books specifically for the second category of the TwentyTen Reading Challenge.  That is the “T.B.R.” (or “to [...]