By Adam Jay Epstein & Andrew Jacobson
Hardcover, 368 pages
Published September 7th 2010
Book Summary: (from Goodreads)
After three young wizard apprentices are kidnapped by the evil queen of a distant land, it is up to their familiars, their magical animal companions — a street smart alley cat, a precocious blue jay, and a bumbling tree frog — to save them.
Authors Adam and Andrew are here with us at Fire and Ice to answer a few questions…
What is your least favorite movie that came from a book?
(Andrew) The Cat in the Hat
What do you do when you are in-between books?
(Andrew) Write screenplays
Adam – Write movies
Where is your favorite place to read/write?
(Andrew) My home office
Adam – by a pool
Please tell us in one sentence only, why we should read your book.
(Andrew) A familiar story — the fantasy heroes journey — is told from a fresh, exciting new perspective: that of the animals!
If you could jump in to a book, and live in that world.. which would it be?
Adam – Harry Potter series
What was your favorite book when you were a child/teen?
(Andrew) The Encyclopedia Brown series
Adam – A Spell for Chameleon (Xanth)
Thank you so much to both authors for taking time to do an interview and for donating a book to the Best I’ve Read 2010.
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thanks for this
🙁 I am desperate to read this. Boo to living in the UK 🙂 x
This looks different!
I would love to win this book. It sounds like it will be INCREDIBLE! I love the cover of it and i love the title! Thank you for the chance to win!!
I love reading by the pool too! I just haven’t been doing much of it consdering it’s like 20 degrees here. Summer couldn’t come fast enough!
This looks super cute and a book I can read with my oldest son. I love those types of books!
Thanks for the chance to win! I have heard great things about this book.
Oh I sooo want to read this! Looks like such a cute, fun read. Thanks for the giveaway!