Tag Archives: Fantasy & Adventure

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Book 4)

Rating: (5191 reviews) Author: J. K. Rowling Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description Harry Potter is midway through his training as a wizard and his coming of age. Harry wants to get away from the pernicious Dursleys and go to the International Quidditch Cup. He wants to find out about the mysterious event that’s supposed to […]

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Book 3)

Rating: (2636 reviews) Author: J.K. Rowling Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description During his third year at Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry Potter must confront the devious and dangerous wizard responsible for his parents’ deaths. Amazon.com Review For most children, summer vacation is something to look forward to. But not for our 13-year-old hero, […]

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Book 6)

Rating: (3670 reviews) Author: J. K. Rowling Publisher: Scholastic, Inc. Product Description We could tell you, but then we’d have to Obliviate your memory. Amazon.com Review The long-awaited, eagerly anticipated, arguably over-hyped Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has arrived, and the question on the minds of kids, adults, fans, and skeptics alike is, “Is […]

Littles Have A Merry Christmas (Littles First Readers)

Author: John Peterson Publisher: Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval Product Description It’s almost Christmas, and all the Littles are full of good cheer…all except Uncle Nick. Uncle Nick just moved in. It was time for him to rest after thirty years of fighting mice in Trash City. Uncle Nick likes his new home, but […]

Harry Potter y la cámara secreta

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: J. K. Rowling Publisher: Lectorum Publications Product Description Harry está en su segundo año en la escuela de magia y hechicería. En este episodio Harry tiene que defender la escuela de los malvados que pretenden destruirla. Se tiene que enfrentar con arañas gigantes, serpientes encantadas y fantasmas enfurecidos.

The Littles Go Exploring

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: John Peterson Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description In their latest adventure, the Littles venture into the land beyond the Dark Wood, an area unknown to small people.

Doomwyte (Redwall)

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Brian Jacques Publisher: Ace Product Description The 20th novel of Redwall-now in paperback. The young mouse Bisky persuades his friends at Redwall Abbey to seek a fabled treasure-the jeweled eyes of the Great Doomwyte Idol-only to lead them into the realm of the fearsome Korvus Skurr, the black- feathered raven.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Book 2)

Rating: (2689 reviews) Author: J. K. Rowling Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description In one of the most hotly anticipated sequels in memory, J.K. Rowling takes up where she left with Harry’s second year at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Old friends and new torments abound, including a spirit named Moaning Myrtle who haunts […]

Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7)

Rating: (452 reviews) Author: J.K. Rowling Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books Product Description Now for the first time ever, J.K. Rowling’s seven bestselling Harry Potter books are available in a stunning paperback boxed set! The Harry Potter series has been hailed as “one for the ages” by Stephen King and “a spellbinding saga’ by USA […]

The Book of Harry Potter Trifles, Trivias, and Particularities

Rating: (23 reviews) Author: Racheline Maltese Publisher: Sterling & Ross Publishers Product Description The first of three books in an exciting new series, The Book of Harry Potter Trifles, Trivias and Particularities is designed to delight and challenge Potter fans of all ages. Its nine quests, each built around a different aspect of wizardry — […]

The Deathly Hallows Lectures: The Hogwarts Professor Explains the Final Harry Potter Adventure

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: John Granger Publisher: Zossima Press Product Description The fastest-selling book in publication history, HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS was a critical success and is loved by fans around the world. In THE DEATHLY HALLOWS LECTURES, John Granger reveals the Potter finale’s brilliant details, themes and meanings. Even the most ardent […]

Final Battle (Bionicle Legends)

Author: Greg Farshtey Publisher: Scholastic Product Description When this final battle is over, everything in the BIONICLE universe will have changed forever. The Toa Nuva face off against the Brotherhood of Makuta in a final battle to awaken the Great Spirit Mata Nui. But when the battle is over, the Toa make a terrible discovery: […]

Doomwyte: A Novel of Redwall

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Brian Jacques Publisher: Philomel Product Description On a moonless night, two rats follow hypnotic lights into the forest, never to be seen again. Such is the power of the Doomwytes, sinister ravens led by the deadly Korvus Skurr. And when the young mouse Bisky persuades the creatures of Redwall Abbey to […]

Eldest (Inheritance)

Rating: (1501 reviews) Author: Christopher Paolini Publisher: Laurel Leaf Product Description Darkness falls…despair abounds…evil reigns… Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have just saved the rebel state from destruction by the mighty forces of King Galbatorix, cruel ruler of the Empire. Now Eragon must travel to Ellesmera, land of the elves, for further training in the […]

Inheritance 3-Book Hardcover Boxed Set (Eragon, Eldest, Brisingr)

Author: Christopher Paolini Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Product Description WITH THE HIGHLY anticipated publication of Book Three in the Inheritance cycle, the hardcover editions of all three books will be available in a handsome boxed set!

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone: 10th Anniversary Edition (Harry Potter)

Rating: (5425 reviews) Author: J.K. Rowling Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Amazon.com Review Say you’ve spent the first 10 years of your life sleeping under the stairs of a family who loathes you. Then, in an absurd, magical twist of fate you find yourself surrounded by wizards, a caged snowy owl, a phoenix-feather wand, and jellybeans that […]

Three Tales of My Father’s Dragon

Rating: (47 reviews) Author: Ruth Stiles Gannett Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Amazon.com My Father’s Dragon–a favorite of young readers since the 1940s and a Newbery honor book–captures the nonsensical logic of childhood in an amusingly deadpan fashion. The story begins when Elmer Elevator (the narrator’s father as a boy) runs away with […]

The Tales of Beedle the Bard, Collector’s Edition (Offered Exclusively by Amazon)

Author: J. K. Rowling Publisher: Children’s High Level Group Amazon.com The Tales of Beedle the Bard, Collector’s Edition Offered Exclusively by Amazon (Available in Limited Quantities) In December 2007, J.K. Rowling unveiled The Tales of Beedle the Bard, a very special book of five fairy tales illustrated by the bard herself, embellished with silver ornaments […]

The Tales of Beedle the Bard, Standard Edition

Author: J. K. Rowling Publisher: Children’s High Level Group Amazon.com The Tales of Beedle the Bard, Standard Edition In December 2007, J.K. Rowling unveiled The Tales of Beedle the Bard, a very special book of five fairy tales illustrated by the bard herself, embellished with silver ornaments and mounted moonstones. Amazon was fortunate to come […]

Eragon (Inheritance)

Rating: (80 reviews) Author: Christopher Paolini Publisher: Laurel Leaf Product Description Fifteen-year-old Eragon believes that he is merely a poor farm boy—until his destiny as a Dragon Rider is revealed. Gifted with only an ancient sword, a loyal dragon, and sage advice from an old storyteller, Eragon is soon swept into a dangerous tapestry of […]

Harry, A History: The True Story of a Boy Wizard, His Fans, and Life Inside the Harry Potter Phenomenon

Author: Melissa Anelli Publisher: Pocket Amazon.com Product Description: ***Featuring a Foreward by J.K. Rowling*** The Harry Potter Books Were Just the Beginning of the Story. . . During the brief span of just one decade, hundreds of millions of perfectly ordinary people made history: they became the only ones who would remember what it was […]

Dark Whispers (Unicorn Chronicles)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Bruce Coville Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description This is a tale of two quests: Cara Diana Hunter’s search for an ancient story that may unravel the secret of the long enmity between the unicorns and the delvers, and her father’s journey to free Cara’s mother from the Rainbow Prison. Cara’s journey […]

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Book 3)

Rating: (2599 reviews) Author: J.K. Rowling Publisher: Scholastic Amazon.com For most children, summer vacation is something to look forward to. But not for our 13-year-old hero, who’s forced to spend his summers with an aunt, uncle, and cousin who detest him. The third book in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series catapults into action when the […]

Ender’s Shadow (Ender, Book 5) (Ender’s Shadow)

Rating: (635 reviews) Author: Orson Scott Card Publisher: Starscape Amazon.com Ender’s Shadow is being dubbed as a parallel novel to Orson Scott Card’s Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Ender’s Game. By “parallel,” Card means that Shadow begins and ends at roughly the same time as Game, and it chronicles many of the same events. In fact, […]

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Book 2)

Rating: (2649 reviews) Author: J.K. Rowling Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books Amazon.com It’s hard to fall in love with an earnest, appealing young hero like Harry Potter and then to watch helplessly as he steps into terrible danger! And in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the much anticipated sequel to the […]

Ender’s Game

Rating: (2474 reviews) Author: Orson Scott Card Publisher: Starscape Amazon.com Ender Wiggin is a very bright young boy with a powerful skill. One of a group of children bred to be military geniuses and save Earth from an inevitable attack by aliens, known here as “buggers,” Ender becomes unbeatable in war games and seems poised […]

Baby Animals Black and White: Black and White

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Phyllis Limbacher Tildes Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing Book Description A wonderful board book for any new born or infant.

Eulalia! (Redwall)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Brian Jacques Publisher: Philomel Product Description Lord Asheye of Salamandastron has a prophecy: A new Badger Lord must take his place and reign over the legendary badger fortress. But who is this young warrior who shuns both armor and sword? And how is he to be found? Mad Maudie, a feisty […]

Charlie Bone And The Shadow (Charlie Bone)

Author: Jenny Nimmo Publisher: Orchard Books Book Description The enchanter Count Harken is back to take his revenge on the Red King’s heirs, starting with Charlie Bone’s family! Charlie’s ancestor has been kidnapped and imprisoned in the dark, forbidding land of Badlock, and it’s up to Charlie to save him. Traveling through a painting to […]

The End (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 13)

Rating: (288 reviews) Author: Lemony Snicket Publisher: HarperCollins Amazon.com Picking up from the final pages of the Pentultimate Peril, this farewell installment to the ridiculously (and deservedly!) popular A Series of Unfortunate Events places our protagonists right where we last left them: on a large, wooden boat in the middle of the ocean, trapped with […]

Superior Saturday (The Keys To The Kingdom)

Author: Garth Nix Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description The secret of his own identity. The identity of The Architect. The complete Will of the House. The fulfillment of his fate. Arthur Penhaligon is getting closer and closer to these things… but not without risks, conflict, and adventure.

Egyptology

Rating: (50 reviews) Author: Ian Andrew, Dugald Steer Publisher: Candlewick Book Description Discover the wonders of ancient Egypt through a fascinating journal from a lost expedition — a treasure trove of fact and fantasy featuring a novelty element on every spread. Who can resist the allure of ancient Egypt — and the thrill of uncovering […]

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Book 5)

Rating: (5868 reviews) Author: J. K. Rowling, Mary GrandPré Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Amazon.com As his fifth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry approaches, 15-year-old Harry Potter is in full-blown adolescence, complete with regular outbursts of rage, a nearly debilitating crush, and the blooming of a powerful sense of rebellion. It’s been yet another […]

Brisingr (Inheritance, Book 3)

Author: Christopher Paolini Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons (Ologies)

Rating: (129 reviews) Author: Ernest Drake, Dugald Steer Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Dragonology is presented as a faux-scholarly book with everything you ever wanted to know about dragons. Purporting to be the actual writings of English Dragonologist, Dr. Ernest Drake, this book is filled with exquisite illustrations, fascinating faux-facts, a dragon alphabet, runes to decipher, […]

Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-6)

Rating: (224 reviews) Author: J.K. Rowling Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Book Description Follow Harry from his first days at Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, through his many adventures with Hermione and Ron, to his confrontations with rival Draco Malfoy and the dreaded Professor Snape. From a dangerous descent into the Chamber of Secrets to the […]

Harry Potter Boxset Books 1-7

Rating: (229 reviews) Author: J. K. Rowling Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books Book Description The Harry Potter Boxed Set 1-7 includes all seven Harry Potter hardcover books by bestselling author J.K. Rowling, and is housed in a printed and customizable (decorative stickers included) cardboard box featuring a plastic lock and handles.

The Mists of Avalon

Rating: (871 reviews) Author: Marion Zimmer Bradley Publisher: Del Rey Amazon.com Even readers who don’t normally enjoy Arthurian legends will love this version, a retelling from the point of view of the women behind the throne. Morgaine (more commonly known as Morgan Le Fay) and Gwenhwyfar (a Welsh spelling of Guinevere) struggle for power, using […]

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Book 6)

Rating: (3563 reviews) Author: J.K. Rowling Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description This must-read fantasy takes you inside Hogwarts again for Harry’s 6th year. What’s in store for the wizard and his friends? What danger does his greatest enemy have planned? And who is the half-blood prince? Find out in this long-awaited adventure! Winner of two […]

Redwall (Redwall, Book 1)

Rating: (755 reviews) Author: Brian Jacques Publisher: Ace Amazon.com As the inhabitants of Redwall Abbey bask in the glorious Summer of the Late Rose, all is quiet and peaceful. But things are not as they seem. Cluny the Scourge, the evil one-eyed rat warlord, is hell-bent on destroying the tranquility as he prepares to fight […]

Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot Collection: Box Set (Books 1-4)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Dav Pilkey Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Book Description Enter a galaxy of fun and discover how Ricky befriends the Mighty Robot for the first time, before battling such sinister spacemonsters as Mercurian Mosquitoes, Vultures from Venus, and Martian Mecha-Monkeys! Each early chapter book has action-packed Flip-O-Rama and instructions on how to draw […]

The Annotated Wizard of Oz (Centennial Edition)

Rating: (31 reviews) Author: L. Frank Baum Publisher: W. W. Norton Amazon.com An updated version of the definitive guide, The Annotated Wizard of Oz provides a facsimile color version of the first edition of L. Frank Baum’s children’s classic along with extensive notes and a thorough history of the immense Oz project. In his excellent […]

High Rhulain (Redwall)

Rating: (26 reviews) Author: Brian Jacques Publisher: Ace Book Description The otters of Green Isle have long been enslaved to the Wildcat Riggu Felis and his catguards, who torture the otters at every opportunity. The otters trudge on, waiting for the day their savior will arrive—the prophesized High Rhulain, who will lead them in battle […]

Salamandastron (Redwall, Book 5)

Rating: (136 reviews) Author: Brian Jacques Publisher: Puffin Amazon.com As the inhabitants of Redwall relax in the haze of the long, hot summer, they are unaware that the neighboring stronghold of Salamandastron lies besieged by the evil weasel army of Ferhago the Assassin. Nor do they realize that Mara, beloved daughter of Urthsipe, Badger Lord […]

Lemony Snicket: The Unauthorized Autobiography (A Series of Unfortunate Events)

Rating: (133 reviews) Author: Lemony Snicket Publisher: HarperTrophy Amazon.com Lemony Snicket: The Unauthorized Autobiography is bizarre, abstruse (“a word which here means ‘cryptic’”), and truly entertaining. Would you expect anything less from the mystery man behind A Series of Unfortunate Events (The Bad Beginning, The Ersatz Elevator, etc.)? Virtually every detail of the volume has […]

Eragon / Eldest (Inheritance, Books 1 & 2)

Rating: (118 reviews) Author: Christopher Paolini Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Book Description In the #1 New York Times bestselling novels Eragon and Eldest, fifteen year-old Eragon discovers his destiny as a Dragon Rider. With only an ancient sword and the advice of an old storyteller for guidance, Eragon and his dragon must navigate […]

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Book 7)

Rating: (2838 reviews) Author: J. K. Rowling Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books Amazon.com Readers beware. The brilliant, breathtaking conclusion to J.K. Rowling’s spellbinding series is not for the faint of heart–such revelations, battles, and betrayals await in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows that no fan will make it to the end unscathed. Luckily, Rowling […]

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Book 1)

Rating: (5389 reviews) Author: J.K. Rowling Publisher: Scholastic Amazon.com Say you’ve spent the first 10 years of your life sleeping under the stairs of a family who loathes you. Then, in an absurd, magical twist of fate you find yourself surrounded by wizards, a caged snowy owl, a phoenix-feather wand, and jellybeans that come in […]

The Dark Is Rising (The Dark Is Rising Sequence)

Rating: (153 reviews) Author: Susan Cooper Publisher: Simon Pulse Amazon.com “When the Dark comes rising, six shall turn it back, Three from the circle, three from the track; Wood, bronze, iron; water, fire, stone; Five will return, and one go alone.” With these mysterious words, Will Stanton discovers on his 11th birthday that he is […]

The End (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 13)

Rating: (288 reviews) Author: Lemony Snicket Publisher: HarperCollins Amazon.com Picking up from the final pages of the Pentultimate Peril, this farewell installment to the ridiculously (and deservedly!) popular A Series of Unfortunate Events places our protagonists right where we last left them: on a large, wooden boat in the middle of the ocean, trapped with […]