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The Door Before (100 Cupboards Prequel)
The Door Before (100 Cupboards Prequel) | N. D. Wilson
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Readers everywhere were transported by the 100 cupboard doors leading to 100 worlds of adventure in the bestselling 100 Cupboards series! Now, whether you're new to the series or can't wait to know where the cupboards came from, youll want to open the cupboard door to this action-packed fantasy where friendships are forged, dark forces are challenged, and the adventure begins! Hyacinth Smith can see things that others miss, stop attack dogs from attacking, and grow trees where no trees have grown before. But shes never had a real home. When her father tells them theyve inherited a house from their great-aunt, Hyacinth sees trouble brewing. Their great-aunt has been playing with forces beyond her control, using her lightning-tree forest to create doors to other worlds. When one door opens, two boys tumble through . . . bringing with them a battle with the undying witch-queen, Nimiane. Hyacinth, together with the boys, must use her newfound magic and all of her courage to journey straight into the witchs kingdom in a daring plan to trap evil and kill the immortal. A must-read series! The Washington Post [100 Cupboards] is my favorite kind of fantasy. Tamora Pierce, #1 New York Times bestselling author "This fast-paced fantasy features empathetic heroes and horrifying monsters." --School Library Journal
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Finishing up an old series. This was a surprisingly solid children's book despite the obscurity.

Read a comment by Wilson years ago where he said that so many fantasy books are set in England that American children think you have to go to England to have a fantasy adventure. So he sets his books in America.

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Day 14 of #uncannyoctober
My current read and a cup of Hazelnut tea. #bookanddrink