Captain Jake and the Never Land Pirates The Great Never Sea Conquest
by: Disney Press
Product rating: 5.0 with 1 reviews
When an evil Mer-witch named Ezmeralda is released from an underwater prison, she sets out to take over the Never Sea by awakening the legendary giant, three-headed serpent, the Strake! Jake forms a team of the greatest captains of the Never Sea to battle the powerful Ezmeralda and the terrifying Strake. Based on the special movie event airing on Disney Junior in July 2015!
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Land of Love and Drowning: A Novel
by: Riverhead Books
Product rating: 3.8 with 122 reviews
A critically acclaimed debut from an award-winning writer—an epic family saga set against the magic and the rhythms of the Virgin Islands.
In the early 1900s, the Virgin Islands are transferred from Danish to American rule, and an important ship sinks into the Caribbean Sea. Orphaned by the shipwreck are two sisters and their half brother, now faced with an uncertain identity and future. Each of them is unusually beautiful, and each is in possession of a particular magic that will either sink or save them.
Chronicling three generations of an island family from 1916 to the 1970s, Land of Love and Drowning is a novel of love and magic, set against the emergence of Saint Thomas into the modern world. Uniquely imagined, with echoes of Toni Morrison, Gabriel García Márquez, and the author’s own Caribbean family history, the story is told in a language and rhythm that evoke an entire world and way of life and love. Following the Bradshaw family through sixty years of fathers and daughters, mothers and sons, love affairs, curses, magical gifts, loyalties, births, deaths, and triumphs, Land of Love and Drowning is a gorgeous, vibrant debut by an exciting, prizewinning young writer.
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The Land of Stories: Beyond the Kingdoms
by: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Product rating: 4.9 with 110 reviews
Fairy tales are just the beginning.
The Masked Man is on the loose in the Land of Stories, and it’s up to Alex and Conner Bailey to stop him…except Alex has been thrown off the Fairy Council, and no one will believe they’re in danger.
With only the help of the ragtag group of Goldilocks, Jack, Red Riding Hood, and Mother Goose and her gander, Lester, the Bailey twins discover the Masked Man’s secret scheme: He possesses a powerful magic potion that turns every book it touches into a portal, and he is recruiting an army of literature’s greatest villains!
So begins a race through the magical Land of Oz, the fantastical world of Neverland, the madness of Wonderland, and beyond. Can Alex and Conner catch up to the Masked Man, or will they be one step behind until it’s too late?
Fairy tales and classic stories collide in the fourth adventure in the bestselling Land of Stories series as the twins travel beyond the kingdoms!
Posted in Siblings Tagged with: Beyond, Brown Books for Young Readers, Kingdoms, Land, Little, Stories