“This series opener won’t disappoint. The consistently suspenseful narrative moves quickly and is full of twists and turns. This winning combination of action and humor will keep readers turning pages right up to the ending.” (School Library Journal (starred review))
“Screenwriters Epstein and Jacobson’s children’s book debut is a grand adventure with entertaining characters and magic-induced fun, written in an appropriately cinematic style.” (Publishers Weekly)
“The Familiars combines the magic of Harry Potter and the adventure of Warriors into an enchanting story readers will love. Whether furry [like Aldwyn], flippered [like Gilbert] or feathered [like Skylar] you’ll be taking a closer look at your family pet.” (Michael Buckley, author of The Sisters Grimm and NERDS)
“Kids who love animal stories, adventure, fantasy and good humored friendship will be waiting impatiently for the next book in this rich and fantastical trilogy. So get familiar with the Familiars!” (Becky Anderson, Anderson's Bookshop)
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Kara Newman is a food, wine, and spirits writer based in New York City. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Gourmet, Saveur, and Wine Enthusiast, among others.
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