KIDS BOOK AUTHOR OF THE WEEK 06/29/09
By Jim Whiting
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In 2005, he hit a home run, selling his first story, Demonkeeper, to both
Goblins! An Underearth Adventure
Hardcover, 240 pp.
Putnam Juvenile (
Available in hardcover and on Kindle
The sleepy town of
When PJ and Sam-a cop's kid and a juvenile delinquent-sneak into the Sumas woods in dad's police cruiser, they accidentally run down what looks like a mutant gorilla with a bad attitude. But it's no ape-it's a goblin, and thousands more live under the earth. Sam discovers a tunnel into the goblin world and quickly winds up in their clutches. It'll take all of PJ's strength and ingenuity to outsmart the goblins, save
To view the official trailer, go to Penguin Publisher's YouTube page at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=xoiCbyrQUJ4.
GOBLINS! has also been purchased by Random House-Germany under the Penhaligon imprint.
Grandchildren who enjoy fantasy with humor will gobble up
"...a riotously good adventure." - Kirkus Reviews