Tales of Elemental Spirits
Putnam Publishing Group, Hardcover, 9780399252891, 297pp.
Publication Date: October 29, 2009
In McKinley's ?First Flight, ? a boy and his pet foogit unexpectedly take a dangerous ride on a dragon, and her ?Hellhound? stars a mysterious dog as a key player in an eerie graveyard showdown. Dickinson introduces a young man who must defeat the creature threatening his clan in ?Fireworm, ? a slave who saves his village with a fiery magic spell in ?Salamander Man, ? and a girl whose new friend, the guardian of a mystical bird, is much older than he appears in ?Phoenix.?
With time periods ranging from prehistoric to present day, and settings as varied as a graveyard, a medieval marketplace and a dragon academy, these stories are sure to intrigue and delight the authors? longtime fans and newcomers alike.