Posted on March 25, 2015 by Ms. Martha
Summary: When Rudi Bauer sets out for town one morning to trade, he never dreams that Susanna Louisa will sell his family’s cow for magic beans from the evil witch of Petz. The journey to Petz is long and hard, but Rudi and Susanna Louisa soon find a shortcut: a magically sprouted beanstalk leads them straight there…and straight into danger.
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Posted on March 23, 2015 by Ms. Martha
Series: Tyme #1
Summary: Rapunzel believes she is the luckiest person in Tyme, because Witch tells her so, but when Jack climbs into her tower to steal an enchanted rose, he hints that Witch is not telling the whole truth and Rapunzel, driven by her anger and fear, descends to the ground for the first time.
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Posted on September 26, 2014 by Ms. Martha
Summary: When a Bandit King comes to take the magic that Ned’s mother, a witch, is meant to protect, the stuttering, weak boy villagers think should have drowned rather than his twin summons the strength to protect his family and community, while in the woods, the bandit’s daughter puzzles over a mystery that ties her to Ned.
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Posted on July 3, 2014 by Ms. Martha
Summary: When the magical veil that protects their valley from humans is broached and the Wellspring Water needed to repair it is polluted, it is up to two young witches, Bracken and Nettle, to save the coven.
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Posted on October 1, 2012 by Ms. Martha
Summary: In a quaint New England town with a history of witches and pilgrims, misunderstood Norman Babcock can see and talk to ghosts. No one believes him, of course-everyone just thinks he’s weird. This young ghoul whisperer finds his paranormal talents pushed to their otherworldly limits in this hilarious and spooky adventure!
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Posted on July 27, 2012 by Ms. Martha
Summary: Ten-year-old Poppy, born to ordinary parents, inherits her famous Great Aunt Mabel’s genes—GAM was a famous witch. In Poppy’s world, witches work for good and are much valued, with powers both coveted and praised. But Poppy does not want to be a witch—she wants to be a baker, and she is extremely good at baking. Her parents insist Poppy follow in the footsteps of her great aunt, but Poppy has plans of her own.
Simon & Schuster
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Posted on April 23, 2012 by Ms. Martha
Summary: The four princes erroneously dubbed Prince Charming and rudely marginalized in their respective fairy tales form an unlikely team. They stumble upon an evil plot that could endanger each of their kingdoms. Now it’s up to them to triumph over their various shortcomings, take on trolls, bandits, dragons, witches, and other assorted terrors, and become the heroes.
Walden Pond Press
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