A Dash of Magic
A Bliss Novel
Publication Date: February 2013
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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The Heat Is On
Rosemary Bliss will do anything to get back her family's magical Cookery Booke.
That's why she challenges Aunt Lily to an international baking competition in Paris: If Rose wins, Lily agrees to return the Cookery Booke that she stole. If Rose loses . . . well, the consequences are too ugly to think about.
But Lily isn't playing fair—she's using a magical ingredient to cheat. The only way for Rose to compete is for her to find magical ingredients of her own.
Together with her long-lost grandpa, his sarcastic talking cat, and a turncoat French mouse, Rose and her brothers race around Paris to find essential—and elusive—magical ingredients that will help her outbake—and outmagic—her conniving aunt.
She has to win or the Bliss Cookery Booke will be lost to her family forever.
This second helping in Kathryn Littlewood's Bliss series combines hilarious magic and daring adventure to make one delectable reading treat.
Kathryn Littlewood is a writer, actress, comedienne, and bon vivant who lives in New York City, works often in Los Angeles, and has a sweet tooth for pain au chocolat and sweet novels for middle-grade readers. This, her second novel, is a sequel to her first, Bliss.
Praise for BLISS: “Quite delicious and very funny.”
-Wall Street Journal
Praise for BLISS: “Middle-grade readers who enjoy slapstick humor and fantastical adventures will get a generous helping of each here in what amounts to an impressive debut.”
Praise for BLISS: “Delicious and exciting.”
Praise for Bliss: “Littlewood’s first novel mixes the sincere and the silly with entertaining results.”
Praise for Bliss: “A heroine with baking in her blood and a zany plot liberally sprinkled with humor blend into fun family adventure. Lighthearted bliss.”
Praise for Bliss: “Humor abounds in this sweet story that stresses the importance of family, and readers will enjoy getting to know the eccentric Bliss family. ”
-School Library Journal
Praise for Bliss: “The children’s attempts at magic and the subsequent flubs simply make this cannot-put-it-down delectable.”
-Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)
Praise for Bliss: “This sweet (but never syrupy) story has surprising substance and broad appeal. A humorous tone, clear, thoughtful writing, and a brisk pace will also ensure that this one is gobbled up quickly.”
-Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books