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Introducing the CHIRP Frequent Blurber Appreciation Program


Earn Candlewick chocolate, FREE books, and a chance to win a free trip to Wi13 in Memphis by blurbing on Edelweiss!


Candlewick appreciates all you do to review the new books you’re excited about – from writing Staff Picks shelftalkers and posting reviews on your store’s website to recommending books on Edelweiss and submitting blurbs to Indie Next. So why not earn yummy chocolate, free books, and a chance to go to Wi13 for the important work you’re already doing?


  • Submit 3 Edelweiss reviews for Candlewick’s Fall '17 frontlist titles and earn a free Candlewick book and yummy Candlewick chocolate
     
  • Submit 5 or more Edelweiss reviews for Candlewick’s Fall '17 frontlist titles and earn a free Candlewick book, yummy Candlewick chocolate, and a chance to win a FREE trip to Winter Institute!


Guidelines and Details

  • Frequent Blurber reviews must be posted to Edelweiss by October 13, 2017

  • For each review, you must remember to click “Submit to Publisher” and “Submit to Indie Next.”

 

ISBN-13: 9780763691219
The Wonderling
Have you been unexpectedly burdened by a recently orphaned or unclaimed creature? Worry not! We have just the solution for you! Welcome to the Home for Wayward and Misbegotten Creatures, an institution run by evil Miss Carbunkle, a cunning villainess who believes her terrified young charges exist only to serve and suffer. Part animal and part human, the groundlings toil in classroom and factory, forbidden to enjoy anything regular children have, most particularly singing and music. For the Wonderling, an innocent-hearted, one-eared, fox-like eleven-year-old with only a number rather than a proper name — a 13 etched on a medallion around his neck — it is the only home he has ever known. But unexpected courage leads him to acquire the loyalty of a young bird groundling named Trinket, who gives the Home’s loneliest inhabitant two incredible gifts: a real name — Arthur, like the good king in the old stories — and a best friend. Using Trinket’s ingenious invention, the pair escape over the wall and embark on an adventure that will take them out into the wider world and ultimately down the path of sweet Arthur’s true destiny. Richly imagined, with shimmering language, steampunk motifs, and gripping, magical plot twists, this high adventure fantasy is the debut novel of award-winning memoirist Mira Bartók and has already been put into development for a major motion picture.