Magicalamity by Kate Saunders

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Tom is in shock. He's just discovered that his dad is an escaped fairy on the run. And that he must trust his life to three dangerous fairy godmothers he's never met. Two of them are hardened criminals, and one falls out of the window when she tries to fly . . .

Will their mad magic be enough to help Tom rescue his dad from the clutches of some killer fairies?

About Kate Saunders

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KATE SAUNDERS has written lots of books for adults and children. She lives in London with her son and her three cats.
Published December 11, 2012 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers. 322 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Now his mother had vanished and his father was living undercover as a bat.” Lively humor and zany plot twists persuade readers to join Tom, his clumsy cousin Pindar and his three larger-than-life fairy godmothers in a lighthearted romp to the realm of Fairy and back to London.

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MAGICALAMITY, a gentle and humorous British fantasy, explores what happens when a boy finds out he's half fairy --- and when he discovers that fairies are nothing like what he'd ever imagined.

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Youth Services Book Review

It is a book written in simple language with a clear story line, thus making it accessible to those readers who need high interest, lower reading level material.

Jan 18 2013 | Read Full Review of Magicalamity

Gr 4–6—This funny, outrageous romp through fairyland has it all: spies, secret organizations, fairy godmothers, flying carpets, and magic. Tom Harding is under the mistaken impression that he is a normal 11-year-old, until the day that his parents disappear and he finds a bumbling fairy in his ki...

Apr 01 2013 | Read Full Review of Magicalamity

It’s unusual to discover that your mother has been bewitched into a jar of tomatoes and your father is now living as a bat, but that’s exactly what happens to poor Tom Harding, a supposedly normal eleven-year-old boy who discovers he’s not so normal after all.

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