The Vanishing Sculptor: A Novel

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Doubleday Religious Publishing Group, Jun 2, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 398 pages
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Donita K. Paul’s 250,000-plus-selling DragonKeeper Chronicles series has attracted a wide spectrum of dedicated fans–and they’re sure to fall in love with the new characters and adventures in her latest superbly-crafted novel for all ages. It’s a mind-boggling fantasy that inhabits the same world as the DragonKeeper Chronicles, but in a different country and an earlier time, where the people know little of Wulder and nothing of Paladin.

In The Vanishing Sculptor, readers will meet Tipper, a young emerlindian who’s responsible for the upkeep of her family’s estate during her sculptor father’s absence. Tipper soon discovers that her actions have unbalanced the whole foundation of her world, and she must act quickly to undo the calamitous threat. But how can she save her father and her world on her own? The task is too huge for one person, so she gathers the help of some unlikely companions–including the nearly five-foot tall parrot Beccaroon–and eventually witnesses the loving care and miraculous resources of Wulder. Through Tipper’s breathtaking story, readers will discover the beauty of knowing and serving God.

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I thought this story had an interesting premise. - Goodreads
I found the pace of the plot a bit slow. - Goodreads
The witty banter just tickles me. - Goodreads

Good book

User Review  - Elijah Duval -

Though this book is not near as good as the Dragon Keeper Chronicles, it's hard to make another immaculate series. This is a good book with fun characters and some old (hello wizard Fenworth) a good story line with an interesting plot. A good read. Read full review

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User Review  - Elzbeth - Goodreads

Tipper has been taking care of her family's estate ever since her father disappeared and her family has been disowned by the royal family. Tipper sells her father's sculptures to make ends meet, but ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Donita K. Paul is a retired teacher and author of numerous novellas, short stories, and eight novels, including the best-selling DragonKeeper Chronicles, a series which has sold more than a quarter million books to date. The winner of multiple awards, she lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she spends time mentoring and encouraging young writers.

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