The Wonders of the Peculiar Parasol
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When Mandy Mandez goes to her great grandma's house with her cousins, Mickey and Gina, a simple game of hide and seek reveals something that none of them expected. Hidden under a pile of coats, on an old coat rack in the attic, is a mysterious parasol. Little do they know that the parasol is enchanted and when held over the shoulder and twirled in the sunshine it has powers that are beyond their reason. Soon enough the parasol shows its capability as Gina is transported into Storyworld, where things are quite different indeed and she is escorted by a man known only as The Valet.As each child takes a turn to enter the magical land, they experience amazing adventures that they could only have dreamed of, attending a party in a castle or flying through space. And for Mandy, it is the discovery that she is a witch. Explaining the powers of the parasol to their parents brings a new set of problems as they are disbelieved. But when an evil sorceress, Loganna, is freed from her captivity things go from harmless adventures to a fight to save their family legacy that will require all of their courage. "The Wonders of the Peculiar Parasol" is a fabulous story for kids aged 8-12. It comprises all the elements of mystery and adventure that young children will love. Mom's Choice Award recipient, and 5 stars from Readers' Favorite."The Wonders of the Peculiar Parasol" is a children's fantasy story about dragons, wizards, and a powerful parasol that lands three cousins in a strange new world, and will appeal to advanced elementary to early middle school readers with its story of magical empowerment and struggle. - D. Donovan, Midwest Book Review"THE WONDERS OF THE PECULIAR PARASOL" is a magical fusion of several fairytales into a single plot, with a nice sense of the family and an impressive grasp of childhood interaction and narrative. - James Hendicott, Indie Reader.
Cresting Wave Publishing, 9780988904828, 152pp.
Publication Date: October 21, 2019