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

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HarperCollins, Aug 1, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 158 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  - 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

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

User Review  - Travis - Goodreads

Indefinitely not the target audience but I thought the stories were fun. Read full review

About the author (2007)

Garth Nix was born in Melbourne, Australia on July 19, 1963 and grew up in Canberra. He graduated from the University of Canberra in 1986 and worked various jobs within the publishing industry until 1994. After a stint in public relations, he returned to books and took up writing as a career. In 1999, he received a Golden Duck Award for Australian Contribution to Children's Science Fiction. He is the author of the Old Kingdom series, The Seventh Tower series, and The Keys to the Kingdom series.

Brian Biggs was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on March 9, 1968. He attended Parsons School of Design in New York City. He has worked as an art director and graphic designer, animator for interactivity and multimedia projects, teacher, writer, and illustrator. He illustrated the Shredderman series written by Wendelin Van Draanen, the Roscoe Riley Rules series written by Katherine Applegate, and the Brownie and Pearl series written by Cynthia Rylant. He writes and illustrates the Everything Goes series.

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