Adolescent and young adult
The deal begins:
November 18, 2022
The deal ends:
November 18, 2022
The last thing you need is a prince. The first thing you need is some magic. . . . “A Thunderous Adventure” from the New York Times bestselling author! (Weekly Publishers)
Poor princess Anya. Stuck living with her evil stepmother’s new husband, her evil stepfather. Plagued with an unfortunate ability to break curses with a magic-assisted kiss. And she’s forced to flee when her stepfather decides to make her kingdom completely his own.
With the help of a loyal talking dog, a thieving boy trapped in the body of a merman, and some extraordinarily mischievous wizards, Anya embarks on a quest that, if done right, will finally liberate her land and teach her one thing or another. . two on the use of power, the effectiveness of a well-placed pucker, and finding friends in high and low places.
With Frogkisser!, acclaimed author Garth Nix has conjured up a fantastic tale for the ages, filled with laughter and danger, surprises and delights, and an immense population of frogs. It is 50% fairy tale, 50% fantasy and 100% pure enjoyment from start to finish.
“Enchanting . . . wonderfully inventive creatures . . . a captivating story.” —School Library Journal (starred review)
“The characters are so likable that readers will surely miss them when the quest (and the book) is over. . . Very funny with the heart.” —Kirkus Reviews (featured review)
“A delightful adventure filled with absurdity, magic, and an energetic young heroine. Beneath these entertaining decorations lies a heartfelt message of justice.” -List of books
“A fun comic fantasy. . . Well-developed characters, an unerring sense of humor, and polished prose. . . a pleasure to read.” —Weekly editors