Palace of Dreams (Familiars Series #4) [NOOK Book]

Overview

The familiars Aldwyn the cat, Skyler the blue jay, and Gilbert the tree frog are off on an all-new adventure in the series that Michael Buckley, bestselling author of The Sisters Grimm and NERDS series, says "combines the magic of Harry Potter and the adventure of Warriors." With inventive magic, laugh-out-loud humor, and a mysterious conspiracy that will take all the familiars' wits to unravel, Palace of Dreams is the familiars' most extraordinary adventure yet.

Peace has ...

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Palace of Dreams (Familiars Series #4)

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Overview

The familiars Aldwyn the cat, Skyler the blue jay, and Gilbert the tree frog are off on an all-new adventure in the series that Michael Buckley, bestselling author of The Sisters Grimm and NERDS series, says "combines the magic of Harry Potter and the adventure of Warriors." With inventive magic, laugh-out-loud humor, and a mysterious conspiracy that will take all the familiars' wits to unravel, Palace of Dreams is the familiars' most extraordinary adventure yet.

Peace has returned to the queendom of Vastia. Paksahara has been defeated, and the three familiars Aldwyn, Skyler, and Gilbert are the heroes to thank. But when a birthday celebration at the palace goes dreadfully wrong, and Queen Loranella falls victim to a curse, it seems the familiars are the prime suspects. After narrowly escaping the palace dungeons, they'll have to embark on a quest to clear their names—a quest that will lead them across Vastia and even into the magical land of dreams.

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Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
01/01/2014
Gr 4–7—Their reputation as heroes is short-lived for the Prophesized Three-cat Aldwyn, blue jay Skylar, and tree frog Gilbert-when they are suspected of poisoning Queen Loranella and promptly sent to the dungeon. After a daring escape, the familiars quickly go from being Vastia's most celebrated to its most wanted. Intent on clearing their names and saving Loranella's life, the three embark on an adventuresome journey to find a magical spell before it's too late. Not knowing who framed them or why, the friends travel great distances in disguise, encountering magical creatures and tricky obstacles along the way. Meanwhile, the queen is stuck in the Wander, between this life and the Tomorrowlife. The trio must enter the Dreamworld and hope to emerge alive with the lifesaving spell. Fans of the series will enjoy this installment that ends in a cliffhanger. As a movie is rumored to be in development, fantasy fans will want to get up to date on the plight of Aldwyn, Skylar, and Gilbert before its release.—Michele Shaw, Quail Run Elementary School, San Ramon, CA
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062120304
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 12/23/2013
  • Series: Familiars Series , #4
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 21,257
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Adam Jay Epstein spent his childhood in Great Neck, New York, while Andrew Jacobson grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but the two met in Los Angeles. They have been writing together for film and television ever since.

Their interest in space dates back to their early years, when Adam attended Space Academy in Huntsville, Alabama (and won the Right Stuff Award!), and Andrew went to a movie theater (for the first time) to see a rerelease of Star Wars.

Adam Jay Epstein lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Jane, and their daughters, Penny and Olive. Andrew Jacobson, his wife, Ashley, their son, Ryder, their daughter, Willa, and their two dogs live close by.

Adam Jay Epstein spent his childhood in Great Neck, New York, while Andrew Jacobson grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but the two met in Los Angeles. They have been writing together for film and television ever since.

Their interest in space dates back to their early years, when Adam attended Space Academy in Huntsville, Alabama (and won the Right Stuff Award!), and Andrew went to a movie theater (for the first time) to see a rerelease of Star Wars.

Adam Jay Epstein lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Jane, and their daughters, Penny and Olive. Andrew Jacobson, his wife, Ashley, their son, Ryder, their daughter, Willa, and their two dogs live close by.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 30, 2013

    Yeardly

    I really want to see if Aldwyn's sister is found in this book. I can't wait for it! I thought this series was going to be a triology, but they came up with another book! I'm so happy that it didn't just end. You know the first book is going to become a movie? Can't wait.

    19 out of 19 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 1, 2014

    Wonderful adventure!

    I loved this book! I great addition to the other 3 books! The book kept my addition throughout! I could not wait to get to the end, so it was very hard to put the book down. It read very easy, finished it in just a few hours! I sure hope there is a 5th book!

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2014

    Mooorrrrreee

    Best thing ever

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2014

    MOVIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I don't know if there really is a movie, but if there is I CANNOT WAIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! By the way the book was AAAAAAWWWWWWEEEEEESSSSSSOOOOOOMMMMMMMEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    3 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2014

    How many pages is it

    Respind to owlgirl654321

    3 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2014

    Kayla Here!!!!!!!!!! ;-)

    So hav any of u red the palace of dreams yet?? If u hav can 1 of u tel me if Aldwyn, Skylar, & Gilbert find Yeardly!?!? Plzz!!!!!!!!!!
    Respond@ 'FamiliarsFan101'!!!!!!!! ;-) =D

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 6, 2014

    Love it have to see movie

    The first will be a movie cant wait to see it



    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 4, 2014

    To: Movie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    There really is going to be one! So excited!

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 24, 2014

    Hey Hawkstar

    I'm a kittypet and I want to join your clan trust me I know what I'm doing I read the "Warriers" series.

    1 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2014

    HAWKSTAR LEADER IF BLIZARDCLAN

    GET OUT THIS IS BLIZZARDCLAN TERITORY GET OUT NOW

    1 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 17, 2014

    owlgirl6854321

    162 pages. Great book.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 4, 2014

    JOIN/Palace of dreams

    Love this series.storystar of legendclan at "the old camp"

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 23, 2013

    Spoiler alert

    They DO NOT find Yeardly in this book and this book is slightly boring

    1 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 20, 2014

    Casey

    I am so bored!

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 20, 2014

    Same uggggg

    !!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 12, 2014

    Wow

    I love familiars you have to write another one pretty please when is the movie coming out

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 22, 2014

    Great

    Best book ever I love the series! I can't wait for the movie to come out!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2014

    Cool girl here read this

    You have to make another book!!!!When is it coming outI hope he finds Yeardly that is pretty sad hope the book comes out soon this one is such a cliff hanger

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 31, 2014

    TOURTURE!!!!!

    WHEN IS THE NEXT ONE COMING???!!! P.S. GREAT BOOK!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 29, 2014

    I hate you

    You suke And i horriable arthor

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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