About the Book
Trix Woodcutter is the long prophesied Boy Who Talks to Animals. He’s also a foundling prankster scamp who places his family under a sleeping spell so that he can run away from home. Compelled by a vision of his dead birthmother, Trix departs on the eve of a Great Catastrophe, only to find himself caught in the maelstrom. Armed with little more than his wits and the wisdom inherent in all fey-blooded youth, Trix confronts a legendary Animal King, faces off against a ghostly feline, rescues a damsel in distress, and discovers more about himself than he ever wished to know.
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About the Author
Alethea Kontis is a princess, author, fairy godmother, and geek. Her bestselling Books of Arilland fairytale series won two Gelett Burgess Children’s Book Awards (Enchanted and Tales of Arilland), and was twice nominated for the Andre Norton Award. Alethea also penned the AlphaOops picture books, The Wonderland Alphabet, Diary of a Mad Scientist Garden Gnome, Beauty & Dynamite, The Dark-Hunter Companion (w/Sherrilyn Kenyon), and a myriad of poems, essays, and short stories. Princess Alethea lives and writes on the Space Coast of Florida with her teddy bear, Charlie.
Trixter by Alethea Kontis is about the many fun and exciting adventures of Trix Woodcutter, the Boy Who Talks to Animals. It is a fairly quick read, that middles school students and young adults will enjoy. Full of magical beings and mythical creatures, this novel will entice the attention young readers. The enticing cover will also catch the attention of its readers. I would recommend this novel to readers that enjoy the combination of fantasy and fairytales.
Series: Books of Arilland
Genre: fantasy, fairytales, young adult
Publisher: Alethea Kontis
Publication date: July 15, 2015
Number of pages: 144
Category: Upper Middles School+
Content Rating: PG, some violence, but nothing graphic
Book Rating: 4 stars
Other books in the series:
5-Tales of Arilland
6-Trixter and the Faerie Queen
A review copy of this bok was provided by Prism Book Tours.
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