Advance Praise for Carnival Magic

“Tess is a thoroughly modern heroine: She's athletic, impulsive, and fearless... The siblings are authentic children [and] the fantastic elements are the stuff of daydreams. Perfect for classroom read-alouds.”

—Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Carnival Magic:

"Full of wonder and real-life enchantment, Amy Ephron's Carnival Magic is a charming adventure that will make a believer out of anyone!"
—Rachel Vail, author of Well, That Was Awkward and the Friendship Ring series

Praise for The Castle in the Mist:

“Bursting with imagination and warmth, Amy Ephron’s first novel for young people is a magical book in all ways.”

—Holly Goldberg Sloan, New York Times bestselling author of Counting by 7s

More Praise for The Castle in the Mist:


“Rich description of the castle along with an elaborate map at the book’s beginning and an illustration at the end enhance the fantasy world….A sequel is suggested; beguiled readers will hope it happens.”
Kirkus Reviews

...Things I liked about this book is that it was very exciting and I never wanted to put it down. It was so good. Other things I liked about this book is it's very adventurous, and it's an amazing book. I didn't have anything I didn't like about it, it was just perfect.

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—Maggie Manwill
five stars

 

"There are scenes...that are transcendent in their beautiful, ethereal descriptions [in this] uplifting novel about family and connection."
—BCCB

"A slightly darker, updated take on magical realism classics such as Edward Eager’s Half Magic and E. Nesbit’s The Enchanted Castle."
—School Library Journal

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