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The Book of Wizards: Stories of Enchantment From Near and Far

by Jennifer Schwamm Willis (Editor)

Other authors: L. Frank Baum (Contributor), Cyril Birch (Contributor), Frances Carpenter (Contributor), Diane Duane (Contributor), Elizabeth Jamison Hodges (Contributor)12 more, Andrew Lang (Contributor), Ursula K. LeGuin (Contributor), C. S. Lewis (Contributor), Don Maitz (Cover artist), Tom McGowen (Contributor), Patricia A. McKillip (Contributor), E. Nesbit (Contributor), William Shakespeare (Contributor), Evelyn Sharp (Contributor), Robert Louis Stevenson (Contributor), Megan Whalen Turner (Contributor), Patricia C. Wrede (Contributor)

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The Book of Wizards combines the works of contemporary authors such as Jane Yolen, Philip Pullman, Diane Duane, Garth Nix, William Nicholson, and Aoin Colfer with classic stories from writers such as E. Nesbit, George Macdonald, Frank L. Baum, and Edward Eager. The result is another magical collection of stories that capture the imagination and mesmerize the reader--a surefire bet for Harry Potter fans, both young and old. Young children and teenagers who pine for the next Potter book will be thrilled to discover that the world of wonderful magic stories extends well beyond today's most familiar authors. Moreover, parents will enjoy sharing these stories of imagination and enchantment with their younger children--and will want to sneak the stories back into their own beds for further reading after the kids are asleep.… (more)
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Willis, Jennifer SchwammEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Baum, L. FrankContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Birch, CyrilContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Carpenter, FrancesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Duane, DianeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hodges, Elizabeth JamisonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lang, AndrewContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
LeGuin, Ursula K.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lewis, C. S.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Maitz, DonCover artistsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McGowen, TomContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McKillip, Patricia A.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Nesbit, E.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shakespeare, WilliamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sharp, EvelynContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stevenson, Robert LouisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Turner, Megan WhalenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wrede, Patricia C.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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The Book of Wizards combines the works of contemporary authors such as Jane Yolen, Philip Pullman, Diane Duane, Garth Nix, William Nicholson, and Aoin Colfer with classic stories from writers such as E. Nesbit, George Macdonald, Frank L. Baum, and Edward Eager. The result is another magical collection of stories that capture the imagination and mesmerize the reader--a surefire bet for Harry Potter fans, both young and old. Young children and teenagers who pine for the next Potter book will be thrilled to discover that the world of wonderful magic stories extends well beyond today's most familiar authors. Moreover, parents will enjoy sharing these stories of imagination and enchantment with their younger children--and will want to sneak the stories back into their own beds for further reading after the kids are asleep.

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