Tales of the Great Beasts (Spirit Animals Series: Special Edition)

Tales of the Great Beasts (Spirit Animals Series: Special Edition)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780545695169
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 10/21/2014
Series: Spirit Animals Series
Edition description: Special Edition
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 89,591
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile: 790L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Brandon Mull is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Fablehaven and Beyonders series. As a kid, he had a dog, a cat, a horse, some goldfish (won at a school carnival), and briefly a tarantula (captured in his neighborhood). He now lives in Utah with his wife, four kids, and the family dog. Learn more about him at brandonmull.com.

At 22, Billy Merrell is the youngest author to date published by the PUSH Imprint of Scholastic Inc.  Merrell, who grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, began writing poetry around eighth grade.  He had a better grasp of rhyme and meter than the other students in his classes, and as a result, the teacher began giving him more challenging poetry assignments rather than less expressive work.  It wasn’t until his sophomore year of high school that Merrell began to write about his own feelings, and recognized writing poetry as a liberating activity.

Merrell is a graduate of the University of Florida with a B.A. in English.  During the summer, earlier in his college career, Merrell was hired as the first PUSH Writing Intern.  During this summer internship, Merrell came to New York City and began work on his first book.  The culmination of his work with PUSH is talking in the dark, a memoir composed of poetry that documents a story of growing up, coming out and exploring love.  As a gay man himself, Merrell sought to write a book that he felt could have been of use to him as a teenage boy coming out.  It is “an affecting memoir told in verse, this work launches a promising young poet….[Merrell’s] sophisticated verse and compelling story will capture attention as it stirs compassion.” —School Library Journal

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Tales of the Great Beasts (Spirit Animals Series: Special Edition) 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 20 reviews.
Ophirmama More than 1 year ago
Read by my 9-10 year old grandson. Hard for him to put down. Books only took him a few days to read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Go Uraza!!!!! I could not put this book down if you like it then you should read the other spirit animal books
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book is great. It gets you to know the characters more and lots of their traits and stuff - though if you wan't to learn more about Essix theres not much in here. All in all it is a great book. I couldn't put it down.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
BOUGHT, GOT PICTURE OF BOOK, BUT NO BOOK
zapo More than 1 year ago
I started my grandkids on this series 2 years ago and they loved it! They have shared with friends and simply cannot get enough. This year I got them #5 and the special edition then suprised them with #6 for New Years. Its just great to see kids excited about reading and (shh) learning good moral lessons at the same time!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have all of them I love Meilen I am exactly like her I am a great fighter and fierce and pretty but I love Abeke to BUT CONOR IS CUTE AND SO IS ROLAN ANED ESIX IS AWESOME SO IS BRIGIN HE IS MY FAV ALONG WITH CONOR
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book is good, though it doesn't say much about Essix.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Gave me background on the Greatbeasts
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Tryed but sttuf yesterday felt good but sore today#myanusisbleeding
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An amazing book its almost SPIRITcial ( ha ha im so funny ) but its outstanding :)
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Read spirit and dream animals.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My spirit animal is a full armor tiger named Hunter
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