Books of Magic Vol. 1 (Paperback)

Moveable Type (The Sandman Universe)

By Kat Howard, Neil Gaiman

Vertigo, 9781401291341, 200pp.

Publication Date: July 16, 2019

List Price: 16.99*
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Description

Timothy Hunter may be destined to become the most powerful magician in the universe, but he's still a London teenager, and having magical abilities is about to turn his world upside down...

From award-winning writer Kat Howard, the Books of Magic series will captivate your interest from the start!

Timothy Hunter is destined to be the world's most powerful magician--at least, that's what he's been told. In the meantime, though, he's just a regular teenager trying to deal with distant parents, school bullies, and adolescent crushes--and magic isn't helping with any of it.

The forces of the supernatural seem to have it in for him. There are more than a few shadowy figures who will stop at nothing to eliminate what they see as a deadly threat to the balance of power--and those are the good guys. In order for Tim to survive long enough to fulfill his destiny, he'll have to learn how to control his burgeoning abilities as well as figure out whom he can trust--and who wants him dead.

This journey of discovery begins with a new teacher named Ms. Rose, a homeless woman named Mad Hettie, and an owl named Yo-Yo--and it will lead him from suburban London straight to the heart of the Dreaming.

Collects Books of Magic #1-6 and The Sandman Universe #1.


About the Author

Kat Howard is the author of novels Roses and Rot, a 2017 Locus Award finalist, and An Unkindness of Magicians, an NPR Best Book of 2017 and 2018 Alex Award winner. Forthcoming this fall is her collection, A Cathedral of Myth and Bone, which includes short fiction that has been nominated for the World Fantasy Award and performed as part of Selected Shorts.

Bestselling author Neil Gaiman has long been one of the top writers in comics, and also writes books for readers of all ages. He is listed in the Dictionary of Literary Biography as one of the top ten living post-modern writers, and is a prolific creator of works of prose, poetry, film, journalism, comics, song lyrics, and drama. Gaiman's work has been honored with many awards internationally, including the Newbery and Carnegie Medals. His books and stories have also been honored with four Hugos, two Nebulas, a World Fantasy Award, four Bram Stoker Awards, six Locus Awards, two British SF Awards, A British Fantasy Award, three Geffens, an International Horror Guild Award and two Mythopoeic Awards.