SNATCH A STORY
Close your eyes and listen to the magical opening to Pip Bartlett’s Guide to Magical Creatures:
THE WICKED READ
Audiobook Published by Scholastic Audio Narrated by
Cassandra Morris & Peter McGowan
Age Range: 8 – 12 Years
Here’s a list of things Pip Bartlett can talk to: —Unicorns —Miniature Silky Griffins —Bitterflunks Basically, all magical creatures
Here’s a list of things she can’t talk to (at least, not very well):
Basically, all people
Because of a Unicorn Incident at her school (it was an accident!), Pip is spending the summer with her Aunt Emma at the Cloverton Clinic for Magical Creatures. At first, it’s all fun, games, and chatting with Hobgrackles, but when Fuzzles appear and start bursting into flame at the worst possible places, Pip and her new friend Tomas must take action. Because if the mystery of the Fuzzles isn’t solved soon, both magical and unmagical creatures are going to be in a hot mess of trouble.
Look For It If You Dare…
THE CREEPY CREATORS
Maggie Stiefvater is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the novels Shiver, Linger, Forever, and Sinner. Her novel The Scorpio Races was named a Michael L. Printz Honor Book by the American Library Association. The first book in The Raven Cycle, The Raven Boys, was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year and the second book, The Dream Thieves, was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. She is also an artist and musician. She lives in Virginia with her husband and their two children.
Jackson Pearce is a bestselling author of books for young adult and middle grade readers. Her favorite magical creature in the Pip series is the Flowerbeast. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.