Tuesdays at the Castle (Hardcover)
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November 2011 Indie Next List
“Every Tuesday, the castle presents Celie with a new adventure by adding onto itself. Sometimes it's a new room; other times it's a tower. But no matter what it is, you can bet Celie will be there, adding to one of her maps. It's all fun and games until her parents, King and Queen Glower, are ambushed and are gone without a trace. Now it's up to Celie, her siblings, the Castle, and its love for them to protect the kingdom from outsiders. I loved how each step Celie took in the castle led to a new surprise and an exciting revelation!”
— Clare Nelson, The Velveteen Rabbit Bookshop, Fort Atkinson, WI
Tuesdays at Castle Glower are Princess Celie's favorite days. That's because on Tuesdays the castle adds a new room, a turret, or sometimes even an entire wing. No one ever knows what the castle will do next, and no one-other than Celie, that is-takes the time to map out the new additions. But when King and Queen Glower are ambushed and their fate is unknown, it's up to Celie, with her secret knowledge of the castle's never-ending twists and turns, to protect their home and save their kingdom. This delightful book from a fan- and bookseller-favorite kicks off a brand-new series sure to become a modern classic.
About the Author
A lifelong reader and writer of fantasy fiction, Jessica Day George studied at Brigham Young University where she enjoyed classes in pottery-making and Old Norse, and dutifully forced herself to sit through biology and math. Originally from Idaho, and having briefly lived in Delaware and New Jersey, she now resides in Salt Lake City, Utah, with her husband, their young son, and a five pound Maltese named Pippin. "Dragon Slippers" is her first novel for young readers. Visit Jessica at www.JessicaDayGeorge.com or www.dragonslippers.net.