To say that the Baddenfield family had a checkered past is to insult innocent board games everywhere. It is also inaccurate. The lives of the Baddenfields were not checkered. If their family tree were a chessboard, the squares would all be black.
I can’t resist a story that takes place deep undersea. The strange creatures and surreal settings that exist beneath the waves range from magical and majestic to horrifying and haunting, so there’s plenty of opportunity for surprises!
Question of the Day: Where would you like to have an adventure?
Question of the Day: What book would you love to see illustrated?
By the Queen and her court, what kind of a name is Bubbles for a creature like this? Lucifer or Bloodclaw Reddifang would be more appropriate.
–Diary of a Mad Brownie by Bruce Coville
There was a picture of such a serpent in the margin. Stella studied it wistfully. It looked large enough to swallow an elephant, and had a hungry expression. A serpent of that size could easily swallow a person, an Aunt for example, as easily as kiss your hand. Several Aunts, probably. It looked sufficiently hungry.
–Withering-by-Sea, Judith Rossell
Victory zinged through her veins, sweet and bubbly as sarsaparilla, as she gazed upon her first major find as an aspiring detective-veterinarian-artist.
–The League of Beastly Dreadfuls by Holly Grant
I say gossip is just like a newspaper, only written in whispers instead of ink. Sure you can’t always believe everything you hear, but isn’t that the same with the newspaper?