The Luck Uglies

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5.1 X 7.6 X 1.0 inches | 0.6 pounds

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About the Author

Paul Durham wrote this book and The Luck Uglies in an abandoned chicken coop at the edge of a swamp. He lives in New Hampshire with his wife, two daughters, and an enormous, bushy creature the local animal shelter identified as a cat.


★ "By turns funny and heart-stopping . . . a bona fide page-turner." -- Booklist (starred review)

★ "Sparkling. Layers, nuance, wit and a thumping good story make this a must-read." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"A rollicking good tale. A fast, fresh, and engaging adventure sure to delight readers on several levels." -- School Library Journal

"Funny, magical, and absolutely crackling with those little sparks that make a book wonderful. It's an action-packed adventure with heroes you'll root for and baddies you'll hiss at, all set in a land that I, for one, would love to visit again." -- Stefan Bachmann, author of The Peculiar and The Whatnot

"Paul Durham has created the best kind of fantasy world--one that is equal parts wondrous and deadly, and in which the line between heroism and villainy is deliciously blurred." -- Christopher Healy, author of The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom

"Midnight adventures, smart humor, a richly imagined otherworld, and winsome characters--The Luck Uglies has the perfect ingredients for a spell-binding read. If you are lucky enough to pick up this book, prepare for a wild ride!" -- Marissa Burt, author of Storybound and Story's End

"The Luck Uglies has it all: a feisty heroine, monstrous creatures, and a brimful of humor, and horror, to keep the readers turning the pages." -- Joseph Delaney, author of The Last Apprentice series

"A magical, mist-shrouded world humming with danger and mystery." -- Jonathan Auxier, author of Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes