One Beastly Beast

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HarperCollins, Aug 25, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 100 pages
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One beastly beast that's more than meets the eye.

Two aliens with slimy tentacles and too many eyes fixed on adopting a human son.

Three inventors and a sea serpent, a princess, an orphanage, and two ships full of pirates.

Four fantastic tales by renowned fantasy author Garth Nix.

  

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Review: One Beastly Beast: Two Aliens, Three Inventors, Four Fantastic Tales

User Review  - Jennifer Wardrip - Goodreads

Reviewed by Mechele R. Dillard for TeensReadToo.com Fantasy writer Garth Nix has created a short story collection for the younger set. Exploring the underworld of rat pirates; adoptions of Earthlings ... Read full review

Review: One Beastly Beast: Two Aliens, Three Inventors, Four Fantastic Tales

User Review  - Amanda Northrup - Goodreads

Who knew Garth Nix can write funny middle grade stories?! Fun, simple, and creative, these fantasy short stories will play well with the grades 3-5 crowd. An excellent addition to any classroom library, especially since books of short stories for this age group can be hard to come by. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Garth Nix was born in 1963 in Melbourne, Australia. A full-time writer since 2001, he has worked as a literary agent, marketing consultant, book editor, book publicist, book sales representative, bookseller, and as a part-time soldier in the Australian Army Reserve. Garth's books include the award-winning fantasy novels Sabriel, Lirael, and Abhorsen, and the science-fiction adventure A Confusion of Princes. His fantasy novels for younger readers include The Ragwitch, the six books of The Seventh Tower sequence, The Keys to the Kingdom series, and Troubletwisters, co-written with Sean Williams. More than five million copies of his books have been sold around the world; his books have appeared on the bestseller lists of the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, the Guardian, and the Australian; and his work has been translated into thirty-nine languages. He lives in Sydney, Australia, with his wife and two children.

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