SEQUEL TO NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER: Fans of the beloved and bestselling first book will be delighted to be back in the magical world of Circus Mirandus and to see how their favorite characters have fared since they last saw them.
ACTION-PACKED FANTASY: Micah’s adventures to defeat the evil birdwoman and protect the circus are riveting and will have readers anxious turning the pages.
HEARTFELT RELATIONSHIPS: The touching relationship between Micah and the Lightbender, and Micah and his best friend Jenny truly sustain and enrich the novel.
EMPOWERING STORY: Micah’s tale of finding his own strength and uniqueness will resonate with middle grade readers.
CROSS-PROMOTION: Simultaneous with the Dial hardcover, which has a 75,000 copy announced first print, 978-0-525-55263-5.
Praise for Tumble & Blue:
“Reminiscent of Ingrid Law’s Savvy books, Beasley’s sophomore novel is a spirited yarn that shines through rich characters, evocative writing, and enchanted premise.”—Booklist, starred review
“A tender message about sacrifice-for loved ones and the greater good-underlies this magical story of fate and family.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review
“An original, highly engaging story about the power of friendship, family curses, and blessings-and what it means to be a hero.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
“The lush setting and lustrous portrayal of the characters will captivate even the most reluctant reader. Middle graders will delight in the richly drawn world and history that Beasley creates.”—School Library Journal, starred review
“In a mix of tall tale, magic realism, comic midgrade mayhem, and sweetness—a mix reminiscent of Sachar’s Holes—Beasley creates a distinctive, energetic world in which kindness is a muscular value and quirkiness is organic to the setting.”—The Horn Book, starred review
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