Claws by Mike Grinti

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In a contemporary fairytale as irresistible as catnip, one girl discovers that some magic cuts deep...

Emma's sister is missing. Her parents have spent all their savings on the search. And now the family has no choice but to live in a ramshackle trailer park on the edge of the forst, next door to down-and-out harpies, hags, and trolls. Emma wonders if she'll ever see Helena, and if she'll ever feel happy, again.

Then she makes a friend.

A smooth-talking, dirty-furred cat named Jack. He's got a razor-sharp plan to rescue Emma's sister. He just wants one small favor in return...

About Mike Grinti

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Mike and Rachel Grinti live in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mike was born in Russia, and moved to the United States with his family when he was a child. THE HOBBIT, borrowed from the library, got him hooked on reading. Rachel grew up in Pittsburgh, where she now works as a children's librarian. CLAWS is their first book.
Published September 1, 2012 by The Chicken House. 261 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Children's Books. Fiction

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Emma’s parents have spent all of their resources trying to find Helena, so readers first meet the family as they move into a trailer park populated by supernatural beings, aka “crags.” Neglected by her parents and taunted by her schoolmates, Emma’s vulnerability makes her easy prey for Jack, a ta...

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