Book of the King (#01 in The Wormling Series)
When a stranger visits his father's bookshop, young bookworm Owen Reeder finds himself suddenly thrust into the unknown otherworld of The Lowlands. There, he is forced into an epic battle of good versus evil. Action-packed fantasy for ages 10 to...
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When a stranger visits his father's bookshop, young bookworm Owen Reeder finds himself suddenly thrust into the unknown otherworld of The Lowlands. There, he is forced into an epic battle of good versus evil. Action-packed fantasy for ages 10 to 14.
"Nothing special" is the best way to describe Owen Reeder--at least that's what he's been told all his life. When a stranger visits his father's bookstore, Owen's ordinary life spirals out of control and right into a world he didn't even know existed. Owen believes the only gift he possesses is his ability to devour books, but he is about to be forced into a battle that will affect two worlds: his and the unknown world of the Lowlands. Perfect for readers ages 10 to 14 who enjoy a fast-paced story packed with action, fantasy, and humor.
Such was the fate of Owen Reeder, for as he took his last step of what could be called a normal life, something caught him at his waist. His feet and arms flew forward along with his head; then he snapped back. Owen was suspended in midair. That - A?A?s when he heard the whisper. . . . - A?A?Courage, Owen. - A?A? Nothing special is the best way to describe Owen Reeder - A?A?at least that - A?A?s what he - A?A?s been told all his life. When a stranger visits his father - A?A?s bookstore, Owen - A?A?s ordinary life spirals out of control and right into a world he didn - A?A?t even know existed. Owen believes the only gift he possesses is his ability to devour books, but he is about to be forced into a battle that will affect two worlds: his and the unknown world of the Lowlands. Begin the adventure.
Chris Fabry is a 1982 graduate of the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism at Marshall University. He is heard on Chris Fabry Live! each weekday on Moody Radio, the Love Worth Finding broadcast, and other radio programs. You may have also heard Chris cohosting programs for Focus on the Family radio. He and his wife, Andrea, live in Colorado and are the parents of nine children.
Chris recently released his first adult novel entitled Dogwood, which is set in his native state of West Virginia. He has published more than 60 other books, including many novels for children and young adults. He co-authored the Left Behind: The Kids series with Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim LaHaye, as well as the Red Rock Mysteries and the Wormling series with Jerry B. Jenkins. RPM is his latest series for kids and explores the exciting world of NASCAR. Visit his Web site at www.chrisfabry.com.
Jerry B. Jenkins, former Vice President for Publishing and currently Writer-at-Large for the Moody Bible Institute of Chicago, is the author of more than 150 books, including the best-selling Left Behind series. Sixteen of his books have reached the New York Times best-seller list and have also appeared on the USA Today, Publishers Weekly and Wall Street Journal best-seller lists. Desecration, book #9 in the Left Behind series was the best-selling novel in America in 2001. Also the former editor of Moody Magazine, his writing has appeared in dozens of Christian periodicals.His non-fiction includes as-told-to biographies of such notable men as Bill Gaither. He helped Dr. Billy Graham with his memoirs, Just As I Am, also a New York Times best seller. Jerry owns Jenkins Entertainment, a filmmaking company in Los Angeles, which produced the critically-acclaimed movie Hometown Legend based on his book of the same name. Jerry Jenkins also owns the Christian Writers Guild, which aims to train tomorrow's professional Christian writers.Under Jerry's leadership, the Guild is steadily expanding its services to include a writers' advocacy centre, college credit courses, a critique service, literary registration services, and writing contests. As a marriage and family author and speaker, Jenkins has been a frequent guest on Dr. James Dobson's Focus On the Family radio program.Jerry and his wife Dianna have three grown sons and three grandchildren. - Publisher.