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Little Witch Hazel: A Year in the Forest Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780735264892
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Published: Tundra Books - September 21st, 2021

Little Witch Hazel a year in the forest by Phoebe Wahl is so darling following pocket sized Hazel in her adventures throughout the seasons. The illustrations are in a beautiful etching style with a simply perfect earthy color scheme. Hazel is helpful and resilient, a wise little creature who is one with the woods. Top ten characters whose lives I wish I was living. 


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The Final Girl Support Group Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593201237
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Published: Berkley - July 13th, 2021

Grady Hendrix's The Final Girl Support Group satiates the horror nerd in me with well written nostalgia and fresh twists and turns. Taking from the great and established slasher films we love, Hendrix gives us interesting character backgrounds that B horror sequels just can't. Following the lead Lynette, a traumatized "Black Christmas" inspired survivor now in her 30's, is once again targeted by an individual with a blood lust for "final girls". I don't think it's fair to set this book to a revelationary standard because of its kitschy base content, I do think this is a very fun book that as a lover of horror I really enjoyed the different turns Hendrix took and his readapting of stories that I love. 


Practical Magic: 25th Anniversary Edition (The Practical Magic Series #1) Cover Image
By Alice Hoffman, Alice Hoffman (Introduction by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780425190371
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Published: Berkley - August 5th, 2003

*25th Anniversary Edition*—with an Introduction by the Author!

The Owens sisters confront the challenges of life and love in this bewitching novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Rules of Magic, Magic Lessons, and The Book of Magic.


The Rules of Magic: A Novel (The Practical Magic Series #2) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781501137488
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Published: Scribner / Marysue Rucci Books - June 26th, 2018

An instant New York Times bestseller and Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick from beloved author Alice Hoffman—the spellbinding prequel to Practical Magic.

Find your magic.

For the Owens family, love is a curse that began in 1620, when Maria Owens was charged with witchery for loving the wrong man.

Hundreds of years later, in New York City at t


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The Accursed Vampire Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062954343
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Published: Quill Tree Books - July 27th, 2021

the Accursed Vampire by Madeline McGrane is a spooky heartwarming tale accompanied by well written representation. Drago, a non-binary vampire child, is sent on another grueling task by a dictating witch to find her missing grimoire. On this journey they learn lessons of self acceptance, standing up for ones self, and that your family are those who you surround yourself with. An excellent intro to Fall!


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Garlic and the Vampire Cover Image
By Bree Paulsen, Bree Paulsen (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062995087
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Published: Quill Tree Books - September 28th, 2021

Garlic & the Vampire by Bree Paulson is perfect for those looking for a nice short story that is cute and spooky but not quite scary. Follow Garlic on her journey to overcome her self doubts and fears and to face off with the mysterious inhibitor of the abandoned castle. A great intro to fall title!


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Barb the Last Berzerker Cover Image
By Dan Abdo, Jason Patterson, Dan Abdo (Illustrator), Jason Patterson (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9781534485716
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 28th, 2021

Barb The Last Berzerker by Dan Abdo & Jason Patterson is a new and developing series that is the perfect cross between the silliness of Pilkey's Dog Man and the awesomeness of She-Ra. Barb is of the Berzerker clan, a wild bunch who defend villages and crush evil. When her clan is rendered helpless Barb must set out for help from the Northern faction of Berzerkers. Follow Barb on her radical quest where she will make unlikely friends and save her family.


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The Spiderwick Chronicles, the Complete Series: The Field Guide; The Seeing Stone; Lucinda's Secret; The Ironwood Tree; The Wrath of Mulgrath Cover Image
$39.99
ISBN: 9781442487987
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2013

This whole series is perfect for kids transitioning from early chapter books towards middle grade. Follow Jared, Simon, and Mallory through the series as they battle and outwit the evil ogre Mulgarath and his goblin minions. Assisted by hobgoblins to Thimbletack the brownie to a Gryphon. A fun and fantastical new classic~


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There's a Ghost In This House Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780593466186
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Published: Philomel Books - November 2nd, 2021

He's back! There's a Ghost in this House by Oliver Jeffers is very thoughtful, in its story and its design, following a small child through their large home while they swear to you there's no ghosts (there are totally ghosts they're just sneaky. With real photographs and translucent pages throughout the story we see the ghosts dodging and avoiding the child. A fun read for any time of year!


When You Look Up Cover Image
By Decur, Chloe Garcia Roberts (Translator)
$29.95
ISBN: 9781592702930
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - June 2nd, 2020

Visually stunning, tactile, and mesmerizing, this graphic novel is a debut at the summit from a self-taught Argentinian visionary.


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This Is a Gift for You Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524714161
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - November 30th, 2021

This is a Gift for You by Emily Winfield Martin is just darling. With her whimsical illustrations, and poetic wording, she tells you all the special thoughtful things that one can give to another ~~


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Lumberjackula Cover Image
By Mat Heagerty, Sam Owen (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534482579
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - July 19th, 2022

Lumber-Jackula by Mat Hegarty & Sam Owen is punny and quirky, following small Lumber-Jackula, or "Jack", as he figures out what school he would like to attend. It isn't easy being the son of a gifted lumberjack like his mom, or a cool and eerie musician like his Vampire father, especially when all Jack wants to do is dance. Giving a kind of "Steven Universe" mixed with "Gravity Falls" vibe, this graphic novel is sure to please.


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The Legend of the Christmas Witch Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593350805
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - November 16th, 2021

The Legend of the Christmas Witch by Dan Murphy & Aubrey Plaza is a moving cautionary tale. Two gifted children, a brother and sister, divided by chance follow their own paths back to each other. One child is beloved by everyone, the Other is feared. Taking inspiration from the style of Germanic folklore and fairytales, The Legend of the Christmas Witch is an excellent holiday treat! Great for Holiday read aloud's~


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Aaron Slater, Illustrator (The Questioneers) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419753961
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 2nd, 2021

As an art major, and one who can admit they struggle with some school things, this brought me to tears in the best way. Aaron Slater, Illustrator by Andrea Beatty is not only sweet, but shows the story of Aaron. A talented artist and expressionist, who also has a learning disability that hinders his being able to write a story for class. Follow Aaron as he works through and notice that this story is formatted in a dyslexic friendly font


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Snapdragon Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250171115
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Published: First Second - February 4th, 2020

Snapdragon by Kat Leyh follows the story of Snap on her meeting of the witch Jacks and a journey of self discovery. All of these characters are just so good and well developed it fills the heart. Kats art style and color story really compliments this story and I would recommend to any age.


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Hide and Don't Seek: And Other Very Scary Stories Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063026957
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Published: Quill Tree Books - August 3rd, 2021

Hide and Don't Seek and other very scary stories by Anica Mrose Rissi Is a refreshing and new collection of scary stories that remind me of the ones I personally loved and grew up with. Great book for a new generation of those who seek and love the weird things in life.


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The Ghoul Next Door Cover Image
By Cullen Bunn, Cat Farris (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062896094
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Published: HarperAlley - July 13th, 2021

The Ghoul Next Door By Cullen Bunn & Cat Ferris is such a spooky treat with a twist of friendship. As someone who's a sucker for anything witchy I can't recommend this book enough.


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Hardly Haunted Cover Image
By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534441705
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - July 20th, 2021

Hardly Haunted by Jessie Sima gives perfect spooky but cute illustrations mixed with a solid message of loving yourself and seeking those who accept and love you for you. No matter how spooky you can be!


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Learn to Count 1-2-3-4 with Johnny Ramone Cover Image
By David Calcano, Linda Ramone (Introduction by)
$11.99
ISBN: 9781970047103
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Published: Fantoons - November 9th, 2021

Learn to Count with Johnny Ramone by David Calcano is so cute and just such a fun board book for any cool and expecting people in your life. From bass strings to cats to punk clothes, follow Johnny Ramone and count the unconventional.


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Amara and the Bats Cover Image
By Emma Reynolds, Emma Reynolds (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534469013
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - July 20th, 2021

Save the Bats! Amara and the Bats by Emma Reynolds is equally informational as it is sweet. Amara is passionate about bats and is diligent in bringing back her local bat population. A great read for those who love nature conservation.


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My Own World Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250208286
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Published: First Second - June 22nd, 2021

My Own World by Mike Holmes is sobering in the best way. A loner child in the 90's who struggles making friends in the real world discovers a portal to a place where making friends becomes a talent. This is a tale that speaks to fellow introverts and the alienated.


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Shy Willow Cover Image
By Cat Min
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646140350
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Published: Levine Querido - February 16th, 2021

Shy Willow by Cat Min is a touching and excellent story of leaving ones comfort zone as you follow little rabbit Willow who overcomes her anxieties and fears to deliver on a very special birthday wish. The illustrations for this story are beautiful and full of whimsy. A must read indeed~


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Nina: A Story of Nina Simone Cover Image
By Traci N. Todd, Christian Robinson (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524737283
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 28th, 2021

Nina, a Story of Nina Simone by Traci N. Todd is an emotionally moving telling of the beginings and life of musician Nina Simone. Following her from her childhood beginnings in North Carolina up into her successful adulthood intertwining with the civil rights movement. A valuable tale for all ages.


Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316477543
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Published: Back Bay Books - June 23rd, 2020

A journalist's twenty-year fascination with the Manson murders leads to shocking new revelations about the FBI's involvement in this riveting reassessment of an infamous case in American history.


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Death & Sparkles: Book 1 Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781797206363
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 5th, 2021

Death & Sparkles by Rob Justus is such a quirky and thoughtful read. Following two unlikely friends: Sparkles is a little self absorbed, Impulsive, and elitist. Death is all work, reason, and has only one irresistable vice.The two find eachother in an odd situation and go on a journey of self discovery and friendship.


I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer Cover Image
By Michelle McNamara, Gillian Flynn (Introduction by), Patton Oswalt (Afterword by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062319791
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 26th, 2019

THE BASIS FOR THE MAJOR 6-PART HBO® DOCUMENTARY SERIES

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR:


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Strange Planet: The Sneaking, Hiding, Vibrating Creature Cover Image
By Nathan W. Pyle, Nathan W. Pyle (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780063049741
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Published: HarperCollins - June 1st, 2021

Nathan Pyle's first childrens book, Strange Planet : The Sneaking, Hiding, Vibrating Creature, is delightfully quirky. The reader follows the two main characters as they track the mysterious creature and observe and reflect on its odd habits. A fun read for children, parents, and cat people alike.


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Vampenguin Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534466982
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - July 20th, 2021

Vampenguin by Lucy Ruth Cummins is a great story that bridges summer and spooky. The story of baby Dracula's adventure is simply cute and the color story and illustrations are brilliant and compliment the actual story at hand. An end of summer must read!


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Small Knight and the Anxiety Monster Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250618795
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 7th, 2021

Small Knight and the Anxiety Monster by Manka Kasha is such a great story and metaphor for children with anxiety. Small knight is shown struggling with self acceptance and in ths process their Anxiety Monster begins to grow and only by looking inward can they fix it. Great message too that you dont need someone to rescue you, just yourself.


Floriography: An Illustrated Guide to the Victorian Language of Flowers Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781524858148
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - September 15th, 2020

A charming, gorgeously illustrated botanical encyclopedia for your favorite romantic, local witch, bride-to-be, or green-thumbed friend.

Floriography is a full-color guide to the historical uses and secret meanings behind an impressive array of flowers and herbs.


Secret Louisville: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781681060712
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Published: Reedy Press - March 30th, 2017

Where would you find a professional recording studio that doubles as a funeral parlor? That would be Louisville. Or a hidden set of steps that connects two key parts of an historic neighborhood? Also Louisville. Or even the last ruins of a once-elite neighborhood of mansions owned by New Orleans millionaires? That would be Louisville as well.


Be Prepared Cover Image
By Vera Brosgol, Vera Brosgol (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781626724457
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Published: First Second - April 24th, 2018

"Beautifully drawn, brutally funny, brilliantly honest. Vera is such a good cartoonist I almost can’t stand it.” —Raina Telgemeier, author of Smile


Gone Girl: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307588371
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 22nd, 2014

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The “mercilessly entertaining” (Vanity Fair) instant classic “about the nature of identity and the terrible secrets that can survive and thrive in even the most intimate relationships” (Lev Grossman, Time).


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Poultrygeist Cover Image
By Eric Geron, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536210507
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Published: Candlewick - August 10th, 2021

Poultrygeist by Eric Geron is morbidly funny following the story of the poor infamous chicken who crossed the road. On the other side chicken decides he's not so much scary as he is just spooky. A fun fall read!


Louisville Murder & Mayhem: Historic Crimes of Derby City Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781609495664
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Published: History Press (SC) - March 4th, 2012

Life in Louisville in the years following the Civil War, and through the turn of the century, was as exciting as it was dangerous. The city continued to grow as important urban hub of culture and commerce, connecting the South with the Midwest and Northern states. As Keven McQueen proves in this collection of morbid tales of crime and depravity, life in Louisville certainly had a darker side.


Lightfall: The Girl & the Galdurian Cover Image
By Tim Probert, Tim Probert (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062990464
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Published: HarperAlley - September 1st, 2020

New York Times bestselling author Kazu Kibuishi says of Lightfall: “Beautifully drawn. Tim Probert has created a world readers will want to visit.”


The Complete Language of Flowers: A Definitive and Illustrated History (Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia #3) Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781577151906
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Published: Wellfleet - February 4th, 2020

The Complete Language of Flowers is a comprehensive encyclopedia providing the meanings, powers, facts, and folklore for over 1,001 flower species.


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Don't Hug Doug: (He Doesn't Like It) Cover Image
By Carrie Finison, Daniel Wiseman (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984813022
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 26th, 2021

Dont Hug Doug (He doesn't like it) is a wonderful story in its ability to teach children boundaries of every sort in a way that is fun and easy to understand. The art style is silly, but balances well with the should be taken seriously subject matter.


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Prince & Knight: Tale of the Shadow King Cover Image
By Daniel Haack, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499811216
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Published: little bee books - April 27th, 2021

Prince & Knight : Tale of the Shadow King by Daniel Haack is the well deserved sequel of Prince & Knight. Our heroes are back and happily wed when they must set out on a quest to find out what is ailing the kingdom. This heartwarming tale exemplifies lessons of love, acceptance, and pride.


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Two Grooms on a Cake: The Story of America's First Gay Wedding Cover Image
By Rob Sanders, Robbie Cathro (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499809565
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Published: little bee books - May 4th, 2021

Two Grooms on a Cake is so heartmelting. This beautifully illustrated nonfiction piece about America's first gay wedding is worth the read. The story of Jack and Michael is inspiring, persistant, and full of love.


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My Shadow Is Pink Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780648728757
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Published: Larrikin House - April 1st, 2021

My Shadow is Pink by Scott Stuart is so darling and sweet it brings tears to the eyes. This book has an excellent message of Pride & self acceptance, while also being an incredible Father/Son story.


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The Goonies: The Illustrated Storybook Cover Image
By Brooke Vitale, Teo Skaffa (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781647221782
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Published: Insight Kids - September 21st, 2021

The Goonies : The Illustrated Storybook adapted by Brooke Vitale is a cute and heartwarming retelling of this 80's classic. Like the movie, we follow Mikey and the whole Goonies cast on their adventure for one eyed Willie's treasure in order to save their homes. Dodging killer booby traps and the villainous Fratelli family, the Goonies triumphantly find the treasure and stop the men who threatened their homes. A nostalgic read!


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The Little Forest Keepers Cover Image
By Mary Lundquist, Mary Lundquist (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062287823
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Published: Balzer + Bray - December 21st, 2021

The Little Forest Keepers by Mary Lundquist is an adorable and sweet short story that follows two pocket sized brothers as they prepare their woodland friends for the falling snow. As they do their chores in the forest they happen upon a rather large and strange thing. The illustrations are beautiful and the story is cozy, a great winter treat.~


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