Artemis Fowl

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August 29, 2022

#1 A Wrinkle In Time

It was a stormy, gloomy night. A strange visitor appears at the Murry home during this chaotic night and invites Meg, her brother Charles Wallace, and their buddy Calvin O’Keefe on an astonishing journey that will endanger both their lives and the universe as a whole. A Wrinkle in Time, which won the 1963 Newbery Medal, is the first volume of Madeleine L’Engle’s renowned Time Quintet.

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#2 The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe

The continent of Narnia is a hidden location that is permanently frozen in winter and a magical nation that is just waiting to be exonerated. Lucy is the first to discover the wardrobe’s hidden meaning in the professor’s enigmatic old home. When she first tells them about her trip to Narnia, her brothers and sister don’t trust her. Edmund, Peter, and Susan eventually open the wardrobe on their own, though. They discover a nation in Narnia that has been destroyed by the White Witch’s terrible spell. They understand they have been summoned to a great adventure when they encounter the Lion Aslan, and they valiantly join the fight to liberate Narnia from the Witch’s evil spell.

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#3 The Chronicles Of Narnia

What more could a reader want from a book than epic fights between good and evil, trips to the end of the earth, and amazing creatures? The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, penned by Clive Staples Lewis in 1949, is the book that contains everything. Lewis, however, didn’t stop there. The next six books made up what is now known as The Chronicles of Narnia.

The Chronicles of Narnia have been part of the canon of great literature for the past fifty years, transcending the fantasy genre. The seven volumes are each masterpiece that transports the reader to a place where magic coexists with reality, creating a make-believe world whose vastness has captivated readers for years.

#4 Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Stunning new full-color illustrated Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Chris Riddell is available in a luxurious hardback version with a jacket. An ideal present for families, kids, and all admirers of this beloved favorite classic. Lewis Carroll’s well-known tale was first released by Macmillan more than 150 years ago, and subsequent generations of kids have adored and savored it.

The entire text of Lewis Carroll is presented in this book along with fresh artwork by Costa Award and Kate Greenaway Medal winner Chris Riddell. Chris Riddell’s illustrations for Alice, which were published 200 years after the birth of Sir John Tenniel, the book’s original illustrator and the dominant political cartoonist of his era, raised the bar for artistic excellence with their distinctive, rich, and moving depictions of Carroll’s world.

#5 The Lost Years of Merlin Series

A 7-year-old boy washes ashore in Wales half-drowned with head trauma and no memory of his history. His mother washes ashore and raises him. Because she will not tell him about his background or her own, he does not think she is his mother, Branwen, or that his name is Emrys. Despite having to cure wounds and burns for a career, a skill many fear and loathe as “of the devil,” she takes good care of him. Emrys, 12, discovers he has remarkable powers and begins to wonder if he is “of the devil.” Emrys vows never to use his powers again if God will let him sight again after a dreadful demonstration.

Though blind, he gains a “second sight” Emrys determines he is recovered enough and leaves Branwen to continue his mission. He seeks his past, identity, and place. He only carries medicinal herbs and a miraculous stone. Emrys visits Fincayra, a bridge between our world and “the other world.” He seeks himself there. The danger that threatens Fincayra and his new pals is just as crucial. An evil spirit has blighted the realm and crushed its people’s souls, and a merciless monarch is taking all its magical abilities to himself, like Sauron from Lord of the Rings and Arawn from The Prydain Chronicles.

#6 Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children Series

The books in the Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children series follow the story of young Jacob Portman, a typical kid who lives in Florida. The tales are set in the titular home for peculiar children. At the very least, he believed it to be the case. Jacob is desperate to find out what had happened after the mysterious death of his grandfather, Abraham Portman. This determination led him to the discovery of some very unusual people who were involved in the events leading up to his grandfather’s death. They band together and beat the foe, only to discover that more foes are on their way.

Jacob and his newly acquired allies face numerous perilous beasts, both in the physical and figurative sense, as well as deceitful persons who are not what they appear to be. Furthermore, along their trip, they are forced to save each other from the edge of death consistently. Jacob has already made a lot of decisions that have altered the course of his life, but the one he is about to make is the most significant one of all: should he remain with the only true friends he has ever had or return home?

#7 Tuck Everlasting

The Tuck family, who drank from a magical spring and were either cursed with or given endless life, moves around trying to live as discreetly and comfortably as they can. The Tucks take ten-year-old Winnie Foster home after she discovers their secret and explains why remaining young forever is less of a blessing than it may initially seem. When a stranger who wants to sell the spring water for a fortune follows Winnie, problems emerge.

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#8 The Mysterious Benedict Society

Dozens of kids sign up to participate in a series of strange, mind-bending tests after seeing this strange ad in the newspaper. Along with them, you, my reader, can put your wits to the test. But only four extraordinarily talented kids will ultimately succeed. Their task: was to go on a covert mission that could only be completed by the brightest and most resourceful kids. They will have to pose as someone else at the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened, where the only rule is that there aren’t any rules, in order to complete it.

Our heroes are forced to rely on one another for support as they go through psychological and physical tests that are beyond their wildest expectations. Will they be capable of passing the most crucial exam of all, though, with their newly formed friendship on the line? Over thirty pages of added content are included in this special tenth-anniversary edition of The Mysterious Benedict Society, which will please both longtime and new readers.

#9 Maniac Magee

If a terrible accident hadn’t left Jeffrey Lionel “Maniac” Magee an orphan, he may have led a typical life. After spending eight years with his unhappy and rigid aunt and uncle, he makes the decision to flee—and not simply run away. The tale of Maniac Magee begins here as his astounding and legendary deeds transform the lives of a tiny village divided along ethnic lines.

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#10 The Spook’s Apprentice

The local Spook has taken on apprentice Thomas Ward, a seventh son of a seventh son. The work is challenging, the Spook is aloof, and Thomas is not the first apprentice to fail at it. Thomas must somehow acquire the skills necessary to bind boggarts, imprison witches, and exorcise spirits. But the terror starts when he is duped into unleashing Mother Malkin, the County’s most terrible witch.

#11 Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

When Charlie Bucket discovers one of Mr. Willy Wonka’s priceless Golden Tickets, he wins a full day inside the enigmatic chocolate factory and the fantastic journey starts. He has no idea what surprises are waiting for him!

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#12 Because Of Winn Dixie

The well-liked, best-selling first book by Kate DiCamillo is now offered in a paperback digest edition. Like Winn-Dixie himself, Kate DiCamillo’s debut book proved to be a keeper right away, becoming a New York Times bestseller, a Newbery Honor winner, the basis for a hit movie, and most importantly, a beloved classic that appeals to readers of all ages. Now that it’s available in a paperback digest version, more people will undoubtedly discover this story’s beauty.

Opal enters the Winn-Dixie grocery the summer before she and her preacher father move to Naomi, Florida, and she emerges with a puppy. a large, unattractive, distressed dog with a great sense of humor. She calls the dog Winn-Dixie. The pastor tells Opal ten things about her missing mother because of Winn-Dixie, one for each year that Opal has been alive. Together they meet Miss Franny Block, the town librarian who once repelled a bear with a copy of WAR AND PEACE, who is more adept at making friends than anybody Opal has ever met.

#13 City Of Ember

The Builders built the city of Ember many several thousand years ago to contain everything required for human survival. It succeeded. But now, there isn’t enough food in the storerooms, the crops are ruined, the city is being overrun by corruption, and worst of all, the lights are going out. Ember might soon be enveloped in darkness.

However, two kids named Lina and Doon start to question whether there is a route out of Ember after finding pieces of an old scroll. Can they understand the ancient language and create a new future for all of us? Will Ember’s residents heed their advice?