Monday, April 06, 2015

"The Thickety - The Whispering Trees" is awarded the Junior Library Guild Selection!

The second installment of "The Thickety" is in stores now and I am thrilled that it has been included in the Junior Library Guild Selection for Spring 2015!

Congratulations to the author J.A.White and the fantastic team at Harper Collins!

Here is a peek at a few interior illustrations and the synopsis of this book, enjoy!

For fans of Neil Gaiman, The Whispering Trees, book two in the Thickety series by J. A. White. It is the story of a good witch, a bad witch, and a forest demon, trapped together in a world that is both enchanting and dangerous.
the brachwolves in the Thickety

After Kara Westfall's village turns on her for practicing witchcraft, she and her brother, Taff, flee to the one place they know they won't be followed: the Thickety. Only this time the Forest Demon, Sordyr, is intent on keeping them there. Sordyr is not the Thickety's only danger: unknown magic lurks behind every twist and shadow of the path.

And then they discover Mary Kettle, an infamous witch with a horrifying past. She offers to lead them out of the Thickety while teaching Kara how to cast spells without a grimoire. The children are hesitant to trust her . . . but this could be their only chance to escape.

Or the first step down a dark and wicked path.
Kara meets the spider Rygoth


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