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Return of the Malpeds

Caroline C. Barney

Publisher: TouchPoint Press

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Summary

Book Two in the Moonbeam Award winning Trebor Tales series.
 
Peace reigns in the Land of Bori. Growth springs from the earth as the great tree pushes its power through its mighty roots. But there’s a noise at the edge of the forest. It darts into the dark. A voice calls to the Trebors. Come and play with us. Come and play with us.
 
But when Ebert decides to follow what lurks in the forest, he has an unexpected encounter. The malpeds have returned. Pitter pat. Pitter pat. Their tiny legs run their rhythm. Pitter pat. Pitter pat. Look what we can do, they say. We are changed, they say. Can this be true?
 
Are they different from the evil, giant malped they defeated? As Ebert follows the mysteries of his new friends, Stella must decide if they can be trusted this time or if she will lose her brother forever.
 
PRAISE FOR THE TREBORS
 
“This was the cutest story ever!”—Heidi S., Vine Voice
 
“…INCREDIBLE magical book.”—Miss W Book Reviews
 
“…delightful adventure… We had many nights of “Just one more chapter pleaseeeee Mom!” with book 1.”—Mom + Munchkins Book Review
 
“A creative fantastical tale with universal themes: good vs. evil, power vs. humility. A great book for young readers teaching them the importance of community and ultimately hope.”—Becky, Teacher
 
“A Magical Fantasy for All Ages.”—Linda’s Book Obsession
 
“As an elementary school librarian, this is a book that I would recommend for children of all ages. It’s the perfect read-aloud with plenty of action and plenty to discuss!”—Shanessa, Librarian and Mom
 
“From the moment I started reading THE TREBORS I couldn’t put it down! I loved it!!!”—Sam, 11
 
“Magical story of love and togetherness.”—NurseBookie, Book Blogger
 
“I loved the THE TREBORS because Stella and her friends made me feel like I was part of the adventure!”—Cecilia, 12
 
“The focus of THE TREBORS is about togetherness. It is a whimsical tale and the theme could not resonate more for the times we are in. I hope everyone reads this book!”—Lindsay C., Mom

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