Marigold Star

by Elise Primavera, Elise Primavera

On Sale: 06/18/2019

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Marigold Star

by Elise Primavera

illustrated by Elise Primavera

On Sale: 06/18/2019


About the Book

From New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Elise Primavera comes an imaginative young middle grade fantasy adventure bubbling with wit and whimsy.

Marigold Star is destined for greatness. Everyone in Bramblycrumbly thinks so, her parents and pet dragon included. There’s just one problem. Marigold can’t do magic!

Then one day she tries a new spell written in a very old book. It’s called the Invis-O-Friend Spell, and it makes Marigold invisible to all but the friend who needs her most. To Marigold’s surprise, the spell works!

But now there’s another problem. The spell sent Marigold to the human world. And to return home, she’ll have to befriend a host of human children who are struggling to make friends. Marigold will have to hurry, or the line between her magical world and the human one might crumble until she has no home left to go back to.

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Critical Praise

“A humorous, affirming middle-grade fantasy extolling friendships (especially imaginary ones).” - Kirkus Reviews

“Vivid details in both the text and accompanying art bring Marigold’s magical world to life in this cheerful adventure by Primavera (I’m a Baked Potato!) that celebrates friendship and kindness.” - Publishers Weekly

“This gentle fantasy will probably appeal most to primary-grade kids who are proficient readers and middle-graders who enjoy adventure stories softened by a sense of coziness and the near certainty of a happy ending.” - Booklist

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780060569495
  • ISBN 10: 0060569492
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 06/18/2019
  • Pages: 240
  • List Price:21.00 CAD
  • Ages: 8 to 12
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Family / General (see also headings under Social Themes)
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship

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