The Shape Shifter's Curse (Magic Repair Shop #2)
Mr. McGuire takes Maggie, Raphael, Fiona, and Hasenpfeffer to Scotland to meet one of his oldest friends, Sir Roderick Lachlan, who will conduct Maggie’s World Federation of Magic testing. Also at the estate are smarmy young house guest—Munro Wallace Shaw, his mentor—Lord Gilroy Innis, Sir Lachlan’s wife, Lyra, a depressed selkie who...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published November 2nd 2010 by Aladdin
(first published October 25th 2010)
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The Shape-Shifter's Curse by Amanda Marrone is a light and fun little story for middle-grade readers. This is book two in a series and though I did not read book one, I was able to dive right in and understand what was going on (and what must have happened in book one as well as giving me the disire to go back and read it). I loved how Amanda Marrone gave each character in her book a purpose and reason to be there, in fact turning full circle to complete even the smallest adventures that started...more
Amanda Marrone grew up on Long Island where she spent her time reading, drawing, watching insects, and suffering from an over-active imagination. It didn’t help that her father told bloodcurdling stories, and would take Amanda and her siblings for moon lit walks in the graveyard—the highlight of which involved having them march up to mausoleums and knock on the doors—alone. On more than one occasi...moreMore about Amanda Marrone...