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and the Box of Whispers
Book 1 • The Chronicles of Kendra Kandlestar
Written & illustrated by Lee Edward Födi
Published by Simply Read Books
Middle-grade fantasy for ages 8 & up
It is entirely possible that you have heard stories like this one before. You know the type: tales of high adventure, where you read about little folk with brave hearts seeking some magic treasure in lands treacherous and unknown. Where danger lurks around every crook and bend in the trail. Where creatures more fierce than your darkest nightmare prowl amidst even darker shadows. And where, they say, sometimes heroes are born.
IN SEARCH OF STOLEN WHISPERS . . .
For over a thousand years, the Box of Whispers has guarded the most precious treasure in the Land of Een. So, when the Box is suddenly stolen, an unlikely crew is assembled to travel into the wilds of the outside world—and, to everyone’s surprise, one of the chosen is the young misfit, Kendra Kandlestar. Before she knows it, the girl who has always dreamed of adventure is swept away on a magical journey where doors speak in riddles, plants cast dangerous spells, and strange creatures seem to lurk in every shadow—and the only thing she has to help her is a handful of enchanted carrot seeds.
|AWARDS & RECOGNITION |
|• ||NOMINEE, The Chocolate Lily Award |
|• ||GOLD RECIPIENT, Mom's Choice Award® |
|• ||NOMINEE, Best Children's Book, Surrey Book of the Year |
|• ||RECOMMENDED, Canadian Toy Testing Council |
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|DOWNLOADS & ACTIVITIES |
|» ||Download the teacher guide |
|» ||Visit the Kendra Kandlestar website || || |