* "Those who love Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time . . . [or] Neil Gaiman's Coraline, can't miss this debut.” - Booklist, starred review, on The Unicorn Quest
"An adventure-quest brimming with magic and heart." - Roshani Chokshi, New York Times bestselling author, on The Unicorn Quest
After a lifetime of being the younger sisterof letting Sophie fight her battles, of following her on countless Experiences and through a fireplace into a magical landit's finally Claire Martinson's turn to lead. And she'll do anything to keep her big sister safe: resist the wraiths' cold shadows, experiment with new and dangerous magic, become a thief in disguise.
When Claire discovers that "only a queen can defeat a queen," she knows she must steal and reforge the ancient Crown of Arden to stand a chance against the darkness that threatens the world and her family. Because Queen Estelle d'Astora, desperate to reclaim her power, will stop at nothing to gain the support of the four guildseven if it means killing the last unicorn. Claire will need every friend she's made to help her as the fate of Arden hangs in the balance . . . But the secrets of the unicorns are deeper than anyone could have ever imagined. Does Claire have what it takes to ignite the long-buried magic of this world and wake the fire in the stars? Or will the true salvation of Arden rest on one final and heartbreaking sacrifice?
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About the Author
Kamilla Benko spent most of her childhood climbing into wardrobes, trying to step through mirrors, and plotting to run away to an art museum. Now, she visits other worlds as a children's book author. In addition to the Unicorn Quest trilogy, she is the author of the original Frozen novel that bridges the events of Disney's massively successful animated movie and its upcoming sequel. She currently lives in New York with her bookshelves, teapot, and hiking boots.