Guest (Hardcover)

A Changeling Tale

By Mary Downing Hahn

Clarion Books, 9780358067313, 224pp.

Publication Date: September 3, 2019

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (4/14/2020)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (10/3/2019)
Compact Disc (9/3/2019)
MP3 CD (9/3/2019)

List Price: 16.99*
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Description

From the master of spookiness, Mary Downing Hahn. When malicious sprites called the Kinde Folke snatch Mollie’s baby brother and replace him with a hideous changeling, Mollie travels through eerie, perilous lands to save him.
 
When her adorable baby brother is replaced by an ugly, ill-tempered changeling, Mollie is determined to find the so-called Kinde Folke who took baby Thomas, return the changeling she calls Guest, and make them give Thomas back. Natural and magical obstacles and her own reckless temperament make her journey arduous and full of dangers, and a plot rich in surprises and twists makes this book a must-read for Mary Downing Hahn’s fans.


About the Author

Mary Downing Hahn, a former children’s librarian, is the award-winning author of many popular ghost stories. Her work has won more than fifty child-voted state awards.  An avid reader, traveler, and all-around arts lover, Ms. Hahn lives in Columbia, Maryland. Visit her online at www.marydowninghahnbooks.com.



Praise For Guest: A Changeling Tale

“[From] Hahn, that master of middle-grade horror…. a fast-paced, suspenseful, surprising tale of evil fairies and family loyalty…. A fun and creepy read.”—Kirkus

"Hahn... dreams up a delightfully chilling tale of magic and mythology, exploring themes of love, friendship, chosen family, and overcoming one's deepest fears."—Booklist

"[A] hero worthy of folk- and fairy tales. The story’s twists and turns...provide ample opportunity for old legends to mingle with very human concerns about family, growing up, and bravery."—The Horn Book