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$12.99  $12.08
Scholastic Inc.
Publish Date
5.4 X 8.2 X 1.0 inches | 0.65 pounds

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About the Author

Garth Nix is the New York Times bestselling author of the Old Kingdom series, a modern classic of fantasy literature that includes the novels Sabriel, Lireal, Abhorsen, and Clariel. He is also the author of The Keys to the Kingdom series, Shade's Children, A Confusion of Princes, Newt's Emerald, and (with Sean Williams) the Troubletwisters series, among other novels. You can find out a whole lot more about him at


Praise for Frogkisser!

* "The characters are so enjoyable readers are sure to miss them when the quest (and book) ends . . . Nix takes inspiration from classics and improves on them . . . Great fun with heart." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "Delightful fantasy . . . With wonderfully inventive creatures, challenging vocabulary, and a captivating story, this fantasy is recommended as a first purchase for YA collections." -- School Library Journal, starred review

"A delightful adventure stuffed with absurdity, magic, and a spirited young heroine. Beneath these entertaining trappings lies a heartfelt message of justice and fair treatment for all." -- Booklist

"A rollicking comic fantasy . . . Well-developed characters, an unfailing sense of humor, and polished prose make Nix's uproarious adventure a pleasure to read." -- Publishers Weekly

"Nix both pays homage to and smartly subverts familiar fairy-tale, folktale, and fantasy-genre tropes . . . . just as the comedy is deepened by thought-provoking questions, the sadness and sacrifice are perfectly balanced by warmth and loyal friendship." -- Horn Book

"Nix has stirred up an intoxicating brew in Frogkisser! . . . colorful adventures, full of fairytale familiarities seasoned with humor and twists . . . Readers will want a sequel." -- Voice of Youth Advocates