For fans of the Warrior series and Redwall, Braver: A Wombat's Tale is an exciting new fantasy adventure novel for young readers from Suzanne Selfors and Walker Ranson.
Lola Budge isn't your average bare-nosed wombat. While her parents and neighbors in the Northern Forest want nothing more than peace and quiet, Lola loves to talk. Bored by the quiet routine of wombat life, Lola desperately wants something, anything, interesting to happen.
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About the Author
Suzanne Selfors is a best-selling, award-winning author of over thirty books for young readers, including Wish Upon a Sleepover and Fortune's Magic Farm. She lives on an island in the Pacific Northwest where wombat-sightings are extremely rare. Braver: A Wombat's Tale is her first book cowritten with her son.Walker Ranson studied engineering at Gonzaga University and worked as a pizza chef and grocery stocker before finally admitting to his family and friends that what he really wanted to do was be a writer. Braver: A Wombat's Tale is his first published novel. Walker currently works at an independent bookstore and is writing his next novel.
Richly imagined, tightly woven, and deliciously nuanced...Engrossing and engaging--a fabulous hero's quest. -- Kirkus, starred reviewPraise for Wish Upon a Sleepover: Sure to be a crowd pleaser. --Booklist A good book on empathy and friendship. --Kirkus Reviews Chock full of quirky details... a light-hearted, affirming read. --The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books A delightfully funny, relatable tale. --School Library Journal Huzzah for Suzanne Selfors! By turns humorous and poignant, this terrific book was impossible to put down.
--Suzanne Williams, co-author of the Goddess Girls series Fortune's Magic Farm: "Fortune's Magic Farm is a love apple for all readers, delicious and magical."
--Grace Lin, Newbery Honor author of Where the Mountain Meets the Moon "Beautiful writing, quirky characters, and an imaginative plot...make this a good choice." --Booklist "Readers will cozy up to the tale's quirky characters and enjoy the many twists and turns of this magical adventure." --Kirkus Reviews