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Hailed as the perfect series for kids not quite ready for Harry Potter, THE SECRETS OF DROON series is enchanting young readers everywhere! Forget Frosty... there's a new snowman tromping through Droon! An ancient snow beast named Murn has woken up from a deep sleep, and he is NOT a morning person. In fact, Murn is destroying villages all over Droon! Eric and his friends must journey up north to the mysterious ice caves to stop the beast. Finding the cave entrance is tricky, but that's nothing compared to what they find deep inside. Surprise! The "ice beast" is not at all what they expected...
It's a dangerous time in Droon. A mysterious ancient sorcerer has arrived, waking the infamous Warriors of the Skorth and wreaking havoc. He seems to be an expert in the most evil, long-ago magic, and leads Eric and his friends on a treacherous journey to the Dark Lands. But what awaits them there? And what is the mysterious sorcerer really after? Eric hopes that it's not too late to find out -- and stop him.
Crazy toymakers, disappearing houses, and shrinking boys: Just another day in the Weird Zone!A blast of strange purple light zaps Sean Vickers while he is riding his bike in Grover's Mill. His sister Holly assures him that nothing is wrong, but Sean is not so certain--and the creepy new toy-store owner in town is not making him feel any better. When Sean rapidly starts shrinking, he knows the purple light is to blame, But how can he save himself when he is only four inches tall?Holly and her friend Jeff must snap into action and figure out how to reverse the process before Sean disappears forever and becomes part of the evil toymaker's permanent collection!
Welcome to the Weird Zone! Sean Vickers feels a little strange. He feels a little smaller than yesterday. Could he be shrinking? YES!!!
Aha! Lord Sparr has put Princess Keeah under a magic spell. Eric, Julie, and Neal can help her if they go to the land of the lost. But only ghosts live there. And if they don't get out soon, the kids will turn into ghosts themselves!
Summer is almost here and there's only one thing standing between Ned and freedom -- his duty as a Time Surfer. When Roop and Suzi arrive from the future and tell Ned his surfie's been seen around MegaCity, Ned knows he's in big trouble. And with trouble comes Vorg. Vorg's hatching a plan to eliminate the Time Surfers forever. And Ned Banks is first on his list.
Three out of three! Sparr has found all of his Three Powers, and that adds up to big trouble for Droon. Armed with the Red Eye of Dawn, the Coiled Viper, and the Golden Wasp, Sparr is more powerful than ever. And once he reaches the Isle of Mists, he is going to try an amazing new magic trick. A trick to take over all of Droon. Eric, Keeah, and the others are hot on his trail. But they are worried. The Isle of Mists is where Sparr's stepfather, Emperor Ko, mysteriously disappeared. Some even say that the evil ruler is still alive there. Sparr plus the Three Powers plus Emperor Ko? For Eric and his friends, that's not a good equation.
A Hidden Door. A Magical Staircase. Discover the World of Droon! Eric, Julie, and Neal have a problem. The nasty Lord Sparr has stolen a magic jewel from their friend Princess Keeah. The princess really needs their help. The good news is the jewel is in Lord Sparr's secret palace. The bad news is the secret palace is in a volcano!
Snow in the summer! Eric, Neal and Julie are headed back to Droon to fix the mess they made with the Wand of Urik. In a hidden castle there, they must wake Droon's last hope against evil Lord Sparr, the famous Knights of Silversnow.
Hailed as the perfect series for kids not quite ready for HARRY POTTER, books #13 - #16 have a four-book story arc that will keep young boys and girls hooked through all of these great fantasy reads! Cats don't bark. They meow. Or at least they did before Eric used Droonian magic in the Upper World. When he cast a spell with the wand of Urik, everything got messed up - now weird stuff, like barking cats, are all over! Eric and his friends hurry down the magic staircase only to find more trouble. Earthquakes have rocked Droon; and Galen's under a nasty spell. Time for some back-up! The brave Knights of Silversnow could help, but they're in a deep sleep in the Ice Hills. The knights have the power to make things right again, but only if the wand of Urik has the power to wake them up.
The secret is out -- DROON is the series that kids, parents, and teachers are talking about! There are more than 10 million DROON books in print. Oh no! The secret of Droon is a secret no longer. Eric's mother knows about the rainbow staircase . . . and what's worse, so does Gethwing. The Moon Dragon has sent his minions to the Upper World to search for a magical object that could give him power over all of Droon. Now no place is safe from Gethwing's dark magic. . . .
Unlike the traditional Santa Claus myth, "Kringle" is a coming-of-age story about an orphan who becomes a force for good in a dark and violent time. It is a tale of fantasy, of goblins, elves, and flying reindeer -- and of a boy from the humblest beginnings who fulfills his destiny. Our tale begins in 500 A.D., when goblins kidnapped human children and set them to work in underground mines. Kringle is one such child... until he discovers his mission -- to free children from enslavement. His legend lives on today, as he travels the earth every Christmas Eve to quell the goblins once more.
Magic moves into the real world. As Eric and his friends venture beyond the jewelled door and down the dark stairway, they enter a whole new chapter in their Droon adventures. They enter the "Upper World".
The magic of Droon explodes with the first-ever Special Edition! An enhanced eye-catching package with foil and a special sticker bind-in make this book irresistible for DROON fans! Magic is on the move... into the real world. As Eric and his friends venture beyond the jeweled door and down the dark stairway, they enter a whole new chapter in their Droon adventures. They enter the "Upper World" -- our world. In this exciting special edition, for the first time ever, the magical world of Droon is expanding into the real world. Wizards, goblins, and all kinds of magical mischief are in store -- and this time, it's not just a wonder of Droon. It's a reality.
Hob, the mask maker of Maliban who is a new bad guy in the town, makes a new mask which is cool but powerful. The three kids have to make sure that the mask won't go to any other hands as it makes serious problems to Droon.
Tony Abbott is the author of more than ninety books for young readers, including THE SECRETS OF DROON series; middle-grade novel KRINGLE; and THE HAUNTING OF DEREK STONE series. He was the recipient of the 2006 Golden Kite Award, as well as the 2009 Edgar Award. Tony was born in Ohio, and now lives with his wife and two daughters in Trumbull, Connecticut. Visit him online at www.tonyabbottbooks.com.
Frankie and Devin get transported once again, this time back to Mark Twain's "Adventures of Tom Sawyer". But they soon discover life is not so calm on the lazy Mississippi.
There's no place like home! Eric and his friends have finally restored the Rainbow Stairs, but that was the easy part. Now Gethwing is loose in the Upper World, and the Moon Dragon is causing big trouble. Eric, Julie, and Neal have to protect their town, but they're up against mysterious creatures, strangely-behaving parents, and powerful magic. Can the kids stop Gethwing before he destroys the Upper World -- for good?
Eric, Julie, Neal, Keeah, and all their friends are about to discover one of Droon's biggest secrets, in a Special Edition like we've never seen before! The kids are transported to Droon's past and future and we read the story from their different points of view.
The secret is out -- DROON is the series that kids, parents, and teachers are talking about! And with an eye-catching new design, this favorite series is more exciting than ever. Eric, Julie, Neal, Keeah, and all their friends are about to discover one of Droon's biggest secrets, in a Special Edition like we've never seen before! The kids are transported to Droon's past and future and we read the story from their different points of view.
Galen has disappeared into the evil land of Goll and it's up to Eric, Julie, Neal, and Keeah to help him. The wand of Urik is the powerful tool Galen needs, but the only way to find it is to study the powerful words of the Moon Scroll, an ancient chronicle of Droon history. Illustrations.
Hailed as the perfect series for kids not quite ready for HARRY POTTER, books #13 - #16 have a four-book story arc that will keep young boys and girls hooked through all of these great fantasy reads! Galen's in trouble! He's disappeared into the evil land of Goll, and it's up to Eric, Julie, Neal, and Keeah to help him. The Wand of Urik is the powerful tool Galen needs. But the Wand's been missing for years. The only way to find it is by studying the powerful words of The Moon Scroll, an ancient chronicle of Droon history. Everyone knows that the Scroll holds mysterious secrets. And following its clues to the Wand of the Urik is sure to be cool. But no one has any idea just how exciting the journey will be-until the Moon Scroll leads them back through time!
Splursh! Ka-thoom! Eric, Julie, and Neal are sailing with Princess Keeah. Suddenly, they are caught in the middle of a magical ocean storm. They are shipwrecked on an island that belongs to one of Lord Sparr's witches. Now Eric, Julie, Neal, and Princess Keeah have to get off the island before Lord Sparr gets them!
Things are looking up for Ned Banks. His best friend, Ernie, is on his way to visit for a whole week! But then Ned gets an urgent call from the Time Surfers and he has to travel into deep space with Roop and Suzi to check out Centaur One -- an abandoned space station. When they arrive, they find Vorg -- the biggest villain of the century -- waiting for them, along with the evil Klenn from Ned's comic books! But if the bad guys come to life, Ned wonders if the good guy -- the hero, Zontar -- can too? Otherwise the Time Surfers might be trapped forever!
The secret is out -- DROON is the series that kids, parents, and teachers are talking about! And with an eye-catching new design, this favorite series is more exciting than ever. Everything in Droon is changing. Lord Sparr has disappeared. Ko and Gethwing have fled to the Dark Lands. And an old villain is back -- Ving, leader of the Hawk Bandits! This time, he has his twin sister in tow, along with her band of wicked pirates. Arrrg! They're snatching magical stones from all over Droon, and using them to build an enchanted passageway that will transport nasty dragons from the past into the present. Can Eric and his friends put a stop to the pirates? Or will they be lost at sea?