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Wizardmatch - by Lauren Magaziner (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 304

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Fantasy & Magic

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Dial Books

Age Range: 9-12 years

Author: Lauren Magaziner

Language: English

TCIN: 53144372
UPC: 9780735227781
Item Number (DPCI): 248-55-7755


Praise for Wizardmatch
"A young, biracial wizard struggles between fighting for her dreams and cheering on her family in this humorous and stirring fantasy."--Kirkus Reviews

"With over-the-top dialogue and an appealing cartoonish quality, middle-grade fantasy adventure fans won't want to miss the fun, intrigue, and clever scheming at Pomporromp Castle."--Booklist

"Readers who enjoy wizardry, magic, and competition will relish this book... a worthy addition to a middle grade library." --School Library Connection

"Lots of campy humor, puns, and wordplay should make this a fun read for the upper elementary set...Purchase where goofy magical fantasy is in high demand." --School Library Journal

Praise for Pilfer Academy
"Magaziner creates another weird and silly world that mirrors Hogwarts without the magic...A fun fantasy romp."--Kirkus Reviews

"Humorous and engaging. This is an ideal choice for readers who wish boarding school books had a little more mischief."--Booklist

"School-story buffs with a taste for absurd, off-kilter humor will find this a welcome addition to the mix."--BCCB

Praise for The Only Thing Worse Than Witches
*"Combines Roald Dahl's Witches and Louis Sachar's Wayside School....readers will banish themselves from the ordinary world to finish this book in a flash."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"A rollicking tale...first-time novelist Lauren Magaziner fashions a rich and compelling alternative reality."--The Chicago Tribune

"A fun, frothy story that will, well, charm its readers."--Publishers Weekly

"Ideal for middle-grade readers who love Roald Dahl's Matilda and enjoy humor with their fantasy, this debut novel is madcap and fantastical."--Booklist

"Eva Ibbotson fans will appreciate the quirky humor."--BCCB

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