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When Santa Fell to Earth

Scholastic Inc.
ISBN 978-1-905294-466 PBK
ISBN 978-0-439-78204-3 HC

Scared by a storm, Twinklestar, the least reliable reindeer, bolts -- causing Santa and his sleigh to crash-land. And though Santa has dropped into a friendly neighborhood, he´s not safe: Jeremiah Goblynch, the ruthless new leader of the Council of Yuleland, is determind to put an end to children´s wishes and turn the holiday season into his own personal moneymaking scheme. As the last REAL St. Nick around, only Santa stands between Goblynch and his grinchlike plan. With the help and hope of kids Charlotte and Ben, Santa must face Goblynch and his Nutcracker goons to save Christmas!

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Igraine the Brave

Scholastic Inc.
978-1-905-29465-7 PBK
ISBN 978-0-439-90379-0 HC
656 pages
Ages 9-12
6" x 7 3/4"

Igraine dreams of becoming a famous knight just like her great grandfather, but the truth is, life at the family castle is rather boring. Until the nephew of the baroness-next-door shows up. He's got a dastardly plan to capture the castle and claim as his own the wonderful singing spell books that belong to Igraine's magician parents. To make matters worse, at the very moment of the siege, her mom and dad botch a spell, turning themselves into pigs! Aided by a Gentle Giant and a Sorrowful Knight, it's up to Igraine to be brave and save the day—and the books!

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The Thief Lord

Scholastic Inc. / The Chicken House
ISBN 0-439-98734-2 HC
ISBN 0-439-42089-X PBK
352 pages
Ages 9 and up

This magical thriller is set among the crumbling canals and rooftops of Venice. A down-on-his-luck American detective is charged with the search for two orphaned children, who have run away from their aunt and uncle. The children are hiding in Venice, sheltered by a gang of children led by a mysterious young leader called The Thief Lord.

"[An] exquisitely told tale of adventure and intrigue." — USA Today

"[A] radiant novel... splendid." — The New York Times Book Review

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Dragon Rider

Scholastic Inc. / The Chicken House
ISBN 0-439-45695-9 PBK
544 Pages
Ages 8 and up

Firedrake, Ben, and their family friend, Sorrel, are in search of the mythical place where dragons can live in peace forever. Together they embark on a journey that takes them to magical lands where they meet marvelous creatures - and one ruthless villain.

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