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The Postcard

by Tony Abbott

She died today. One phone call changes Jason's summer vacation-and life!-forever. When Jason's grandmother dies, he's sent down to her home in Florida to help his father clean out her things. At first he gripes about spending his summer miles away from his best friend, doing chores, and sweating in the Florida heat, but he soon discovers a mystery surrounding his grandmother's murky past. An old, yellowed postcard...a creepy phone call with a raspy voice at the other end asking, "So how smart are you?"...an entourage of freakish funeral goers....a bizarre magazine story. All contain clues that will send him on a thrilling journey to uncover family secrets. Award-winning author Tony Abbott weaves an intriguing and entertaining mystery of adventure, friendship and family.

Queen of Shadowthorn (The Secrets of Droon #31)

by Tony Abbott

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. A visitor from the future has returned to Droon. Her name is Salamandra, and she is a sorceress -- and an old foe. But Salamandra really seems to want to help Eric and his friends. She shows them a terrifying vision of the future in which Droon's capital has burnt to the ground. The kids will do anything to prevent this vision from becoming a reality. But can Salamandra be trusted? Or are Eric, Julie, Neal, and Keeah playing right into the sorceress's hands?

Revenge of the Tiki Men! (The Weird Zone #8)

by Tony Abbott

Huge Tiki heads with a grudge against Grover's Mill are turning the town back into a jungle--it's the Weird Zone's weirdest trouble yet!All Mike and his friends want to do is play a game of baseball on their first day of summer vacation. But when Liz gets up to bat, home plate begins to shake. Suddenly, five odd-looking men carrying long sticks appear in the middle of the field. When they bang their sticks on the ground, Grover's Mill turns into a jungle, and giant Tiki heads start popping out of the earth. Even worse, these evil Tiki heads are out for revenge against Grover's Mill!An ancient prophecy predicts that the Tiki heads will destroy Grover's Mill. The kids must find a way to prevent it from coming true--and then turn back time. But the Tiki heads seem too powerful to beat. Can the kids save the day before they get trapped in the past?

Trapped in Transylvania: (Dracula) (Cracked Classics #1)

by Tony Abbott

Best friends Devin and Frankie hate reading, but getting trapped inside Dracula might change their minds Devin and Frankie may be the best of friends, but they aren't the best of students. When they're busted for not reading Dracula with the rest of the class, their English teacher sends them to the library to mend books as punishment. As the friends fight about who has to mend Dracula, the book flies out of their hands and lands between the library's broken security gates. Suddenly, a gigantic crack appears in the wall, and Frankie, Devin, and the book are all sucked inside. When they land, they realize they're not in the library anymore; they're in Dracula! To escape from the book, Devin and Frankie have to battle the bloodthirsty Count Dracula with the help of some new friends--and a little bit of garlic. But can they make it to the end of the story before becoming Dracula's midnight snack?

Treasure of the Orkins (The Secrets of Droon #32)

by Tony Abbott

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. The home of Khan, king of the Lumpies, has been ransacked! A treacherous band of thieves, the Rat-faced Snitchers of Zoop, has stolen a mysterious treasure that the Lumpies had vowed to protect. Now Eric, Neal, Julie, and Keeah must pursue the Snitchers back to their hideaway on the edge of the Dark Lands. But they are not alone. For Ko, the kids' most fearsome enemy, is after the treasure, too. Can Eric and his friends find it before the king of beasts?

The Weird Zone: The Complete Series (The Weird Zone #8)

by Tony Abbott

Think your town is weird? Step into Grover’s Mill—known to the local kids as the “Weird Zone”—from the award-winning author of the Secrets of Droon series. There’s no place like home. Seriously, there’s no place like the bizarre town of Grover’s Mill, home to friends Liz, Holly, Sean, Jeff, and Mike—but also to aliens, monsters, dinosaurs, giant robots, and a potato capable of mind control. It could have something to do with the location—in the middle of a triangle containing a secret UFO testing base, a dinosaur burial ground, and a cheesy horror movie studio. Whatever the reason, enter at your own risk . . . Zombie Surf Commandos from Mars!: When disgusting alien zombies start rising from the lake, Holly, Liz, and Jeff must escape—or their brains will become an afternoon snack. The Incredible Shrinking Kid!: After a blast of purple light zaps Holly’s brother, Sean—shrinking him to four inches—the friends need to make sure he doesn’t end up in an evil toy-store owner’s collection. The Beast from Beneath the Cafeteria!: Liz and her friends battle a dinosaur with a craving for junk food—and an appetite for destruction. Attack of the Alien Mole Invaders!: Not to make a mountain out of a molehill—but a colony of giant moles from outer space has tunneled under Grover’s Mill. With the help of a secret government invention, Jeff and Holly must stop them in their tracks. The Brain That Wouldn’t Obey!: Mike is sure he’s going to win the school science fair with his potato-powered radio, “Potadio.” But when his invention is electrocuted to life and takes over the minds of the teachers and students, it’s boy vs. spud. Gigantopus from Planet X!: When Sean and Holly must battle a gigantic robot octopus controlled by an evil alien, it sucks big-time. Cosmic Boy Versus Mezmo Head!: After an alien blasts Jeff with an X-ray on his way to audition for his school’s outer space version of The Wizard of Oz, his favorite childhood toy, a Cosmic Boy space helmet, gets stuck on his head. The space invader has his own mind-controlling Mezmo head helmet, and now the two will butt heads . . . or, uh, helmets. Revenge of the Tiki Men!: There’s no time to lounge around—huge Tiki heads with a grudge against Grover’s Mill are turning the town back into a jungle. It’s up to the kids to fend off a total disaster.

What a Trip!: (Around the World in Eighty Days)

by Tony Abbott

Devin and Frankie sign up for a dangerous adventure when they make a bet that they can race across the globe in only eighty daysOn a class trip to the library, best friends Devin and Frankie discover that the librarian has hired someone to fix the broken security gates. There’s only one problem: these “zapper” gates are have the magical power to transport people into books. If they’re fixed, how are Devin and Frankie supposed to pass their English class? While trying to distract the repairman, the two friends accidentally drop a book between the gates and find themselves trapped in Around the World in Eighty Days!Follow Devin and Frankie on the journey of a lifetime as they circle the entire world, crossing oceans, plains, and jungles to save a princess and outrun an angry detective. It’s a race against the clock, because if they don’t finish the trip in eighty days, they’ll be stuck inside the book forever!

X Marks the Spot: (Treasure Island)

by Tony Abbott

When Devin and Frankie get stuck in a swashbuckling novel, can they defeat the evil pirates and find the treasure before they’re stuck on an island forever?Once again, best friends Devin and Frankie have neglected to do their English assignment. This week, the class is reading Treasure Island, and the two friends promise their teacher that they’ll be ready to give their book reports the next day. Of course, this can only mean one thing: it’s time for a trip to the library, where the magic security gates have the power to catapult Devin and Frankie into the pages of a book! When they land inside Treasure Island, the two friends are in for a surprise. It turns out a pirate has died and left them with his map to hidden treasure!Alongside memorable characters like Long John Silver and the brave young Jim Hawkins, Devin and Frankie are on a mission to locate the mysterious lost treasure of the dreaded pirate, Captain Flint. But Frankie and Devin’s friends aren’t the only people on the hunt. A nasty band of pirates is after the treasure too, and they will stop at nothing to get their hands on the gold!

Zombie Surf Commandos from Mars! (The Weird Zone #1)

by Tony Abbott

Life in Grover's Mill is never boring. When best friends Liz, Holly, and Jeff arrive at the local lake one morning, they know it is only a matter of time before something weird happens. And unfortunately, they're right. When disgusting alien zombies start rising from the center of the lake, the trio must escape--or their brains will become an afternoon snack! Now the three kids must put their heads together to stop the hungry monsters and save their town from destruction. But when Holly is marked as the next victim, can Liz and Jeff save her from a grisly fate?

In the Ice Caves of Krog (The Secrets of Droon #20)

by Tony Abbott Gil Adams

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...

Underworlds #1: The Battle Begins (Underworlds #1)

by Tony Abbott Antonio Javier Caparo

An action-packed, mythological chapter book series from Tony Abbott! There's something lurking under Owen's school. . . . Owen Brown is your average fourth grader. Or he was, until his best friend, Dana, disappeared. Right in front of his face. Through the floor of the school. Owen's average life has turned upside down. He's determined to find Dana -- before anyone realizes she's missing. Owen sets out on a mysterious, mythological rescue mission with his friends Jon and Sydney. But what none of them know is that Dana's disappearance is part of a much larger riddle. And they're at the center of it.

Underworlds #2: When Monsters Escape (Underworlds #2)

by Tony Abbott Antonio Javier Caparo

An action-packed, mythological chapter book series from Tony Abbott! The underworld is in our world now. . . . Owen, Jon, and Sydney managed to rescue Dana from the underworld. But if they don't fulfill their end of the bargain with Hades, she might be headed back -- forever. As if that wasn't bad enough, some very creepy, very one-eyed mythological beasts are on the loose. Cyclopes have taken over the power plant in Pinewood Bluffs! Owen and his friends have to stop them before they destroy the town. But what chance do four kids stand against an army of mythological monsters?

Underworlds #4: The Ice Dragon (Underworlds #4)

by Tony Abbott Antonio Javier Caparo

The epic conclusion to the action-packed arc! It all comes down to this. Owen, Dana, Jon, and Sydney have to prevent Loki from finding the powerful Crystal Rune. That means they need to find it first, no matter what. But tracking down the rune is only the beginning. . . . Loki is taking his battle for power to the world of the Norse gods -- and he's bringing an army of Underworldly creatures with him, including a fierce ice dragon. The stakes are high: Dana's parents are missing, and Pinewood Bluffs is under attack. Loki is threatening to destroy our world - for good. Owen and his friends can't let that happen. But do they stand a chance of stopping him?

The Genie King: Special Edition #7) (The Secrets of Droon: Special Edition #7)

by Tony Abbott Royce Fitzgerald

The secret is out--DROON is the series that kids, parents, and teachers are talking about! There are now over 9 million DROON books in print. Neal, Julie, and Keeah are on a quest to find the wizard Galen and his all-powerful Moon Medallion. But this is no ordinary mission, for the Moon Medallion is hidden in no ordinary place. It's somewhere in Ut, a magical city in a bottle that only appears once every one hundred years. Fortunately, as a genie, Neal can travel through time. But he'll need a little help from his fellow genies to find the Medallion. To prove himself, he must complete seven difficult trials. Will he pass the genies' test in time to save Galen?

City in the Clouds: City In The Clouds; The Great Ice Battle; The Sleeping Giant Of Goll (The Secrets of Droon #4)

by Tony Abbott Tim Jessell

A hidden door. A magical staircase. Discover the world of Droon! Uh-oh! Neal has a problem. He's turned into a bug-again. Eric and Julie hope someone in Droon can help. Princess Keeah thinks there might be a cure in the City in the Clouds. Too bad the friends only have one day before the city disappears!

The Coiled Viper (The Secrets of Droon #19)

by Tony Abbott Tim Jessell

Hailed as the perfect series for kids not quite ready for Harry Potter, THE SECRETS OF DROON series is enchanting young readers everywhere! Lord Sparr is back... and meaner than ever! This time, he is in search of the Coiled Viper, an ancient magical object of unknown, incredible power. Princess Keeah and her Upper World friends - Eric, Neal, and Julie - know they have to stop Sparr from uncovering the Viper. But there's one little catch. The Viper can't be found in Droon... because it's hidden somewhere in the Upper World!

The Golden Wasp (Secrets of Droon #8)

by Tony Abbott Tim Jessell

A hidden door. A magical staircase. Discover the world of Droon! Oops! Julie made a big mistake when she brought a bracelet home from Droon. Now she's upset the balance between worlds-and strange things are starting to happen. Eric's dad has disappeared into Droon. And Lord Sparr himself might march into Eric's basement with the help of his Golden Wasp!

The Great Ice Battle (Secrets of Droon #5)

by Tony Abbott Tim Jessell

A hidden door. A magical staircase. Discover the world of Droon! Brrr! Jaffa City is under a spell of ice and snow. Even Galen the wizard is frozen solid! Eric, Julie, Neal, and Princess Keeah have to figure out a way to break Lord Sparr's curse. But they better hurry or they might get frozen, too.

The Hawk Bandits of Tarkoom (The Secrets of Droon #11)

by Tony Abbott Tim Jessell

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.

The Hidden Stairs and the Magic Carpet: The Hidden Stairs And The Magic Carpet; Journey To The Volcano Palace; The Mysterious Island (Secrets of Droon #1)

by Tony Abbott Tim Jessell

A hidden door. A magical staircase. Discover the world of Droon! Eric, Julie, and Neal have just found something magic in Eric's basement. They have discovered a staircase to another world! The world of Droon is amazing - full of magic, flying lizards, and fun, furry creatures. But how will Eric, Julie, and Neal find their way home? Maybe their new friend, Princess Keeah, can help?

Into the Land of the Lost (Secrets of Droon #7)

by Tony Abbott Tim Jessell

A hidden door. A magical staircase. Discover the world of Droon! 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!

Journey to the Volcano Palace (Secrets Of Droon #2)

by Tony Abbott Tim Jessell

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!

The Knights of Silversnow (The Secrets of Droon #16)

by Tony Abbott Tim Jessell

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 Magic Escapes: Special Edition #1) (The Secrets of Droon: Special Edition #1)

by Tony Abbott Tim Jessell

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.

The Mask of Maliban (The Secrets of Droon #13)

by Tony Abbott Tim Jessell

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.

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