The Ever Breath

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Random House Children's Books, Dec 22, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 288 pages
Follow the secret passageway . . . and discover the magic!

In a world where locust fairies flutter and firebreathers burst from snowbanks, two children are having the adventure of their lives. Truman and his twin sister, Camille, have just met their grandmother . . . and she’s a little strange. She whispers a tale about something called the Ever Breath, an amber orb that maintains the balance between our world and a dreamy one of imagination—and evil.

Soon Truman and Camille find themselves in the Breath World, a magical place where ogres clash and a mouse holds the key to a mystery. Some creatures want to help them—and some want them D-E-A-D. That’s because the Ever Breath has been stolen, and an epic battle is raging to bring it safely back. Can the twins save not only one world—but two?

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Fantasy aficionados will gobble up this fast-paced tale, but others may find the jam-packed plot more difficult to digest, as it plunges readers directly into the action and offers little detail to ... Read full review

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Twins Truman and Camille are sent to live with their paternal grandmother when their father disappears. They discover that their grandmother is actually one guardian of the passageway between the ... Read full review

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Julianna Baggott is the author of several novels including the Anybodies trilogy, written under the name N. E. Bode, which People Magazine described as “Potter-style magic meets Snicket-y irreverence,” and her work has appeared in dozens of publications. Learn more about her at

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