Love Sugar Magic: A Dash of Trouble

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Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.43
Publisher
Walden Pond Press
Publish Date
Pages
336
Dimensions
5.1 X 7.6 X 0.8 inches | 0.48 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780062498472

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About the Author

Anna Meriano is the author of the Love Sugar Magic series, which has received starred reviews from Kirkus, School Library Journal, and Shelf Awareness. A Houston native, she graduated from Rice University with a degree in English and earned her MFA in writing for children from the New School. Anna works as a tutor and part time teacher with Writers in the Schools, a Houston nonprofit that brings creative writing instruction into public schools. In her free time, she likes to knit, study American Sign Language, and play full-contact quidditch.
Mirelle Ortega is a storyteller and illustrator inspired by magical realism, classic film, and animation, as well as Latin American cultures. She was born and raised near her family's pineapple farm in Veracruz, Mexico, and now lives in Los Angeles. Magic is her author/illustrator debut.

Reviews

"The power of friendship and family bonds, as well as how good intentions can end badly, are strong themes that will resonate with middle-grade readers. Leo is a funny, lovable protagonist, and readers will feel right at home in this cozy series starter."--ALA Booklist
"Meriano sets up a promising premise for a sweetly joyful series."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"Chock full of humor, magic, friendship and sisterhood, Anna Meriano's debut launches a new series that celebrates Mexican-American culture and traditions."--BookPage
★ "Meriano builds a wonderful contemporary world in small-town Texas, full of diverse characters, where magic feels right at home and muggles will feel equally welcome. A series opener that's proof that windows and mirrors can be magical ingredients."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
★ "A delectable debut with wide appeal."--School Library Journal (starred review)
★ "Full of spirit and humor, A Dash of Trouble truly is love, sugar and magic."--Shelf Awareness (starred review)