Gail Carson Levine

SC State Library Presents: Gail Carson Levine | Sunday, May 17, 12:30 - 1:20
Genre(s) Fantasy Fiction Young Adult

Best-selling author Gail Carson Levine has written twenty-two books for children. Her best-known is Ella Enchanted, which won a Newbery honor in 1998 and was made into a motion picture in 2004. Most of her books are fantasy novels, but she has published two picture books plus a historical novel, Dave at Night, and the nonfiction books about writing, Writing Magic and Writer to Writer. Her latest book, Stolen Magic, is a sequel to the mystery A Tale of Two Castles. She and her husband David and their Airedale Reggie live in a two-hundred-year-old farmhouse in Brewster, New York.

Book Title: Stolen Magic

The Newbery Honor author of Ella Enchanted, Gail Carson Levine, weaves a thrilling tale of mystery in this companion to A Tale of Two Castles.

Elodie, the dragon detective Meenore, and the kindly ogre Count Jonty Um are all on their way to Elodie’s home island of Lahnt. Elodie has barely set foot on land before she learns that the Replica, a statue that keeps her island’s deadly volcano from erupting, has been stolen! If the Replica isn’t found in three days, a mountain will be destroyed. And when Elodie ends up alone with a cast of characters each of whom may be guilty, she has to use her wits to try to unravel a tangled web of lies.

New York Times bestselling author Gail Carson Levine has written an imaginative, fast-paced mystery that will be enjoyed by fans of A Tale of Two Castles as well as those meeting Elodie, Meenore, and Count Jonty Um for the first time.